In that case use the Rxxxx bioses from the site. I just replaced my ‘D’ drive with the sata ssd. It could be that this particular card does not have a flashable BIOS. The problem is the browse button is greyed out and the chip type is shown as unknown. Those utilities from onsite silicon arent working well for me, not atleast under dos in windows mode.
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Low Profile PCI 2x eSATA RAID Card Silicon Image Sil Chipset | eBay
It returns whit the following: And to be sure wheiter or not i made a quality burn. Those utilities from onsite silicon arent working well for me, not atleast under dos in windows mode. Tweek the URL you gave me and I got the drivers!: Don’t know what happened. I tested the download links, and they seem good, so we will see what happens!. I can swap CF cards quite easily, and the whole real point of the sata ssd was 1 to see if it would work and 2 no more spinning PATA drives to fail.
I got flashrom, could you please tell me how to use it? Flashrom in DOS seems to work too. In case you want the non-Raid, then have latest non-Raid drivers ready in order to install them kmage a reboot. I am not aware of such an issue. It doesn’t lock up, just won’t flash. Win xp finds a new PCI disk controller it never saw before.
Could you upload it to rapidshare or megaupload? The wayback version of siliconimage. This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. Thanks zebadee for the information, I have check the manufacturers website and no bios flash utility sil312, emailed their tech support, waiting for answer.
The problem is the browse button is greyed out and the chip type silocon shown as unknown. I tried latest bios and all but same thing. I haven’t tried booting since reflashing to IDE, but I don’t see why it wouldn’t work.
Unfortunately some sites were jerks and robots. Well, at least with the RAID bios.
Low Profile PCI 2x eSATA RAID Card Silicon Image Sil3512 Chipset
Probably something about going into compatibility mode. You mean you have tried [B][U]here: Will have to try this out for sure.
I don’t know WHY there is a such a difference between read and write speed, since read imge also drop down into DOS; maybe when writing it does an extra step like flush some hardware buffer or something.
When rebooting, where the option rom would usually run the computer hangs. Though, lots of things things fail for no reason on stuff this old and wonky I think booting off CF will be my configuratuon. It lists the sil as a valid programmer, so maybe it can recover the chip assuming the chip doesn’t need the Rom itself to operate: The BIOS chip on my card is a sst39vf If you knew someone with Vista they could flash the card in seconds.
Now, when u want to flash that card. Discussion about old PC hardware. This site hosts no abandonware.
In the properties of your controller card device managerthere should be a separate sil35122 that allows you to flash the firmware within Windows. And everything went smooth, even twice in a row when burning Dual layer media aswell as single media. Hi The bios tools should be [B][U]here: