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What is the correct setting in BIOS for eSATA?

Q: What is the correct setting in BIOS for eSATA?

An eSATA bracket came with my GA-EP45-UD3P Gigabyte motherboard. It has a molex to SATA power, 2 eSATA ports and an eSATA to normal SATA cable so I can run internal hard drives externally. It is really nice.

My board has 2 (two) SATA controllers. The ICH10-R controls 6 ports and a Gigabyte (or JMicron chip) controller if for 2 others. I have tried this bracket connected to the Gigabyte controller in AHCI and it works fine. I also tried it in IDE mode and it works a little different. In both cases I have "safely remove hardware" option.

I have not used eSATA much until now. What is correct setting in the BIOS for eSATA? What if I only had one SATA controller like a lot of boards? What would you have the BIOS set to in that case? (IDE or AHCI)

Thanks

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A: What is the correct setting in BIOS for eSATA?

I'm using sata as IDE, and having no problems - i asked seagate about enabling AHCI and there reply was it is unnecessary, as its built into the sata hard drives now, and not necessary. I also have the intel ich9 sata controller plus the j-micron, so I turn the j-micron off in the bios and use just use the intel controller.
Just added a couple of hours later:
I have one external esata hard drive -160gb seagate hard drive - forgot to mention although I implied, as such, but personally i like to see things myself before believing. Two internal a 250gb and 500gb seagate

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The GA-P55A-UD4P has 2 eSATA ports in the rear on the motherboard. Are you plugged into those, or are you using the eSATA port on your case?

The case connectors usually plug into the JMicron Controller, but the rear ports should be on the mainboard SATA controller. If you haven't tried already, try using the rear ports and test.

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lexmarkx75 said:

I also have 127.0.0.0, 224.0.0.0, 0.0.0.0. as my netmask and network destination when I type netstat -r. Click to expand...

so do I. What is the problem. My internet works fine.
 

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A:dx4860-ub33p need correct p03.a3 bios rom says its...

mp3master69,
 
The reason there are other BIOS versions offered is for newer models of that series that required different BIOS versions. What you are currently using is the latest and most current BIOS we have for your unit.

http://community.acer.com/t5/Gateway-eMachines-and-Packard/dx4860-ub33p-need-correct-p03-a3-bios-rom-says-its-not-the-right/td-p/352614
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A:dx4860-ub33p need correct p03.a3 bios rom says its...

mp3master69,
 
The reason there are other BIOS versions offered is for newer models of that series that required different BIOS versions. What you are currently using is the latest and most current BIOS we have for your unit.

http://community.acer.com/t5/Gateway-eMachines-and-Packard/dx4860-ub33p-need-correct-p03-a3-bios-rom-says-its-not-the-right/td-p/352614/jump-to/first-unread-message
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A:BIOS Doesn't Show Correct RAM

Make sure that your motherboard supports 4GB of memory!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-doesnt-show-correct-ram.652741/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-are-correct-vcore-readins-in-p5e-bios.674260/
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Boot to Safe Mode and see if it still happens. If not then something is starting at boot and continuing to run that is causing the problem. Use Clean Boot to isolate the cause of the problem.

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Hi Kartkart, 
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19992856
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Have you tried having the external connected via eSATA .. and tuned on ... Before booting the computer ???
eSATA may not be recognized if connected after the Computer is booted.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/esata-usb-external-hdd-recognizable-by-usb-but-not-via-esata.1029987/
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A:Correct power up settings in BIOS for a Dell Optiplex 7010

This is stated in the system setup options in the owner's manual for the Dell OptiPlex 7010.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/correct-power-up-settings-in-bios-for-a-dell-optiplex-7010.1135830/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pci-e-bios-setting.1058398/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-setting.62200/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/re-setting-bios.272821/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/need-help-with-some-bios-setting.305099/
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A:BIOS setting

If it`s working fine, then don`t change a thing.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/324674-bios-setting.html
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A:BIOS setting

Who manufactured your motherboard? BIOS and ROM Flashing are motherboard specific.If you do not know, DLD and install AIDA32PE from this link
http://www.aida32.hu/download/aida32pe_393.exe
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-setting.218264/
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A:Bios Setting-OS Comp.

I doubt it , once it runs the post it hands it over to the OS.
You could give it a try and see what happens, you can always change it back.

If you don`t know what your doing don`t mess with the bios.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/70544-bios-setting-os-comp.html
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A:BIOS setting question

I already answered your question in your other thread.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-setting-question.90466/
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/231371/bios-setting-do-not-get-saved/
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A:BIOS setting demystified

Great Read...

I just Tipped your Scales Sir.. but I know my BIOS pretty well

Thanks!

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/184476-bios-setting-demystified.html
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A:How Do You Update Bios Setting

When your computer starts up, if you see any images like the Dell logo, press the DEL button to go into BIOS Setup. Don't mess around, or you could seriously mess up your computer.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-you-update-bios-setting.625271/
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A:Can't change BIOS setting. Help please?

what key are you pressing to enter bios?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cant-change-bios-setting-help-please.462906/
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A:Not saving the bios setting

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/not-saving-the-bios-setting-602829.html
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A:vbat in my bios setting?

Vbat is the voltage on the cmos battery, most cmos batterys are 3.0 -3.3 V if your hardware monitor is showing between 2.8-3.3 it's fine.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/vbat-in-my-bios-setting.119842/
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A:BIOS setting help needed

im not sure wat it is either but if ur computer is workin fine i wouldnt touch it some settings u can touch but i wouldnt bother that setting. I think it has somthing to do with the motherboard speeds but ltd idk wat thjat means,
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/bios-setting-help-needed.102028/
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A:Who (or what) is setting BIOS password?

Well im not to sure on how to get rid off it.

However it can be used in a work place were you don't want employees tampering around

Did you just buy the laptop?

http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/345421-who-what-setting-bios-password.html
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A:what does this BIOS video setting mean?

Basically yes, but it`s nothing to worry about, as long as the video is coming from the correct source, you`re fine.

I`ve personally never come across a board that had to be manually changed, if you add a card all you`d have to do is install the drivers.

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/399890-what-does-bios-video-setting-mean.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/399890-what-does-bios-video-setting-mean.html
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http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-xp/how-to-enter-bios-setting/203707.html
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A:BIOS Setting Password

that we cannot help with. Please check the rules page at www.techguy.org/rules.html.

closing thread, thanks for understanding.

v
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-setting-password.1085646/
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A:change bios setting

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/change-bios-setting-417421.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/76071-msi-eclipse-bios-setting-suggestions.html
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A:what dies this BIOS video setting mean?

Hi Paulmars
Thanks for writing to us.
Auto (default) :: Is for an add on card (extra card if added)
Onboard ::  is for the integrated.
An add on card will override and disable the integrated video controller.
Do provide us your system tag#, email address and name via private message,by clicking on my name in blue and then select send a private message
Regards

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3515/t/19989298
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19384577
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A:Solved: Bios setting for memory

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-bios-setting-for-memory.1090626/
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A:Windows XP Embeded, bios setting?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-embeded-bios-setting.432912/
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