Boot failure - SATA I

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WebMyster

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Installed XP on a Maxtor Diamondmax 10 200GB SATA 150 (F6 and drivers from floppy)

ive set it as 1st boot device, but it gives me a boot failure error after POST
my drive's are as follows

Primary IDE Master - Maxtor 40GB
Primary IDE Slave - Maxtor 120GB
Secondary IDE Master - NEC DVD Writer
Secondary IDE Slave - Sony CD ROM
Third IDE Master - Maxtor 200GB

any help is appreciated
 

WebMyster

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oops, i think ive got the wrong forum.. mod care to move to hardware?
thanks
 
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In BIOS there should be option for SATA Boot ROM. Check to see that it's enabled.
 

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My board is a MSI 848P Neo-V with AMI Bios..

under On-Chip IDE onfig
On chip ATA(s) operate mode - legacy mode
ATA config - PATA ONLY
SATA KEEP ENABLED - YES
PATA KEEP ENABLED - no (not selectable)
PATA CHANNEL SELECTION - BOTH
Combined mode option - SATA 1st channel (not selectable)
SATA PORTS definition - P0-th/P1-3rd

no clue wat im supposed to do... any help is welcome
 

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Intergrated Peripherals > On-Chip IDE Configuration > all the stuff i posted above
 

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ok i removed all other IDE drives and now only the SATA drive is fixed. I messed around with the settings i posted above and got the SATA as Primary Master..
Secondary master - SONY CD ROM ... slave - NEC DVD RW

boot order is floppy, CD ROM and SATA drive..

still get boot failure error.

Help :(
 
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