However, the firmware is needed to start the computer off the array, and as Windows will use the rom to access the drives anyway, it is perhaps better to retain the disks in the arrangement that the highpoint firmware put them in. Nov 2, Posts: The existing entries can be adjusted to start using a root device of hd1. When you actually talked to Highpoint, they told you this and were very open about it. I had XP running OK a while back

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ChristopherB Ars Centurion Tribus: To solve this problem you can do the upgrade as below: You can use BIOS loading utility v2.

Anybody have problems with WinXP and HPT370 controllers?

Belmont, I had the similar problems with Win98SE with the 2. Oct 17, Posts: Found a bad link? Firstly I have Linux built with an initrd, with the hpt I chose the Windows XP version.

Tue Jan 01, 6: Jul 20, Posts: Exit this hpt bios and the computer then starts from the XP cd. As I said, pht370 2.

Download What’s New Quick Specs. Ars Orbiting HQ Registered: Do a similar thing around the 0x mark, then you can re-install your kernel from your binary.


To use the new driver, you must replace the old one before you continue into graphic-mode setup. Here’s what happened to me: Dec 4, Posts: We don’t want NTFS as designed to be corrupted by free operating systems.

HighPoint HPT/A RAID Device Driver v. Driver – TechSpot

It is a 4 drive IDE controller. We will get some error with entry. I wiped everything out and tried again.

The existing entries can be adjusted to start using a root device of hd1. As the raid is in the firmware and not in the chip itself, kernels such as Linux that access hardware directly cannot use this code and need to do software raid.

HighPoint HPT370 HTP370A HPT372 Driver Disk

Please review this file for important information about compatibility issues and differences in operation that were discovered after our product manuals were created. Go to that address in hexedit and write some words around that mark that you could easily recognise or search for in hexedit later. Keep the floppy drive connected. I let the native driver under XP grab it, but I have the 2.


In case of conflict among various parts of the documentation set, this file contains the most current information. XP chainloads the 3772 loader from its bootsector. You can also experiment with the user programs they supply like hptsvr and hptraidconf, again proprietary without source code unfortunately.

Re: Help needed on HPT/ controller

Run XP upgrade program in a running system. I suggest making the 0x the first character of an english word in hex, and 0xF the last character of another english word.

ATAPI support depends on the driver version being used. Firstly determine what highpoint floppy drivers are needed, they do need to correspond with the software on the eeprom. Wed Jan 02, Selecting debian typically loads linux and its initrd into memory using bios calls, which will be striped as per the system setting.