The poster recommends using a 3rd-party software called HotSwap original link , broken to enable this functionality. According to all official info on Gigabyte and Intel websites recent ICH based chipsets shoud support hot-plugging:. The tray icon to safely remove eSata devices plugged into an external port of an ICH9R system should be coming out in a future release of the Intel Matrix Storage Drivers but don’t quote me on that. Posted August 31, Its never explained in the manual or on the horrible MSI website. As for me, I no longer have the card….

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I used the newest version of the option ROM 1. You might try looking through the Linux kernel sources to see if the driver for the 88SE gives any clues as to how the chip works….

A few seconds later autoplay popped up and it looked like windows treated it like I plugged in an external hard drive. Power, Voltage, Temperature, and Frequency.

JMicron JMB363 Add-on Card AHCI mode

A JMicron-specific driver is available only for Windows. Those connected at boot were not detected.

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Posted August 26, The edits are in x86 machine code. Well, I finally built my system: You know if it is possible?. Wonder if JMicron has updated drivers for the chip, or if I should stick with what Gigabyte has on their website.


The poster recommends using a 3rd-party software called HotSwap original linkbroken to enable this functionality. They seem important, causing PCI config register bits 0xed[5: Change the setting for the on board Intel controller to AHCI, save and exit BIOS Boot into Windows When Windows loads it will detect a new hard disk – cancel the wizard for installing the new hardware and run the Intel driver installer you downloaded in step 1.

Fortunately, there is a procedure simple for the cognoscenti, somewhat more difficult for the novice that will salvage hot-swap ability and the possibility of RAID configuration.

Not much help for me anyhow as I don’t plan on using Vista anytime soon. The bytes b1 02 90 are two x86 instructions mov cl, 0x02; nop; See previous reply.

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This seems to put the controller in AHCI mode.

It is reproduced below with his permission. I can reboot, but I’d like to use hot swap. Supports hot plugging of devices Supports staggered spin ups of multiple hard drives at boot time However, in the real world the performance difference isn’t huge.

The controller jmlcron a Jmicron JMB Posted August 29, If you are paranoid, you can always go into the system properties and remove the drive from the system completely before unplugging or powering down your eSata device. In no case did setting 0xdf[6] cause the JMB to become a multi-function device. This will NOT install the software, just extract the files.

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Posted June 24, edited. Given my limited abilities to understand hex, I cannot locate where to apply the changes to. So I ask you: I replaced 3 bytes with b1 02 Sign in with Twitter.

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