K8T Master2-FAR Series
MS-9130 (v1.X) Mainboard
Version 1.0
G52-S9130X1
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Manual Rev: 1.0
Release Date: July 2003
FCC-A Radio Frequency Interference Statement
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class
A digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed
to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses
and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to
cause harmful interference, in which case the user will be required to correct
the interference at his own expense.
Notice 1
The changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
Notice 2
Shielded interface cables and A.C. power cord, if any, must be used in order to
comply with the emission limits.
VOIR LA NOTICE D’INSTALLATION AVANT DE RACCORDER AU
RESEAU.
Micro-Star International MS-9130
Tested to comply
with FCC Standard
For Home or Office Use
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Revision History
Revision
V1.0
Revision History
First release
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Date
July 2003
Safety Instructions
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Always read the safety instructions carefully.
Keep this User’s Manual for future reference.
Keep this equipment away from humidity.
Lay this equipment on a reliable flat surface before setting it up.
The openings on the enclosure are for air convection hence protects the
equipment from overheating. Do not cover the openings.
Make sure the voltage of the power source and adjust properly 110/220V
before connecting the equipment to the power inlet.
Place the power cord such a way that people can not step on it. Do not
place anything over the power cord.
Always Unplug the Power Cord before inserting any add-on card or module.
All cautions and warnings on the equipment should be noted.
Never pour any liquid into the opening that could damage or cause electrical
shock.
If any of the following situations arises, get the equipment checked by a
service personnel:
z The power cord or plug is damaged.
z Liquid has penetrated into the equipment.
z The equipment has been exposed to moisture.
z The equipment has not work well or you can not get it work according
to User’s Manual.
z The equipment has dropped and damaged.
z The equipment has obvious sign of breakage.
Do not leave this equipment in an environment unconditioned, storage
temperature above 600 C (1400F), it may damage the equipment.
CAUTION: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the
manufacturer.
警告使用者:
這是甲類的資訊產品,在居住的環境中使用時,可能會造成無線電干
擾,在這種情況下,使用者會被要求採取某些適當的對策。
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CONTENTS
FCC-A Radio Frequency Interference Statement .......................................... iii
Copyright Notice .......................................................................................... iii
Revision History ........................................................................................... iii
Safety Instructions ....................................................................................... v
Chapter 1. Getting Started ........................................................................ 1-1
Mainboard Specifications .................................................................... 1-2
Mainboard Layout ............................................................................... 1-4
MSI Special Features ........................................................................... 1-5
Core Center .................................................................................... 1-5
Chapter 2. Hardware Setup ....................................................................... 2-1
Quick Components Guide .................................................................... 2-2
Central Processing Unit: CPU .............................................................. 2-3
CPU Installation Procedures for Socket 940 .................................. 2-4
Installing the CPU heatsink/cooler ................................................ 2-5
Memory ................................................................................................ 2-6
Installing DDR Modules ............................................................... 2-6
Memory Population Rules ............................................................. 2-7
Power Supply ....................................................................................... 2-8
SSI 12V Power Connector: JPWR2 ................................................ 2-8
SSI 24-Pin Power Connector: JPR1 ................................................ 2-8
ATX 20-Pin Power Connector: ATX1 ............................................ 2-9
SSI 8-Pin Power Connector: JPWR1 ............................................ 2-10
ATX 12V Power Connector: JPW1 .............................................. 2-10
Back Panel .......................................................................................... 2-11
View of the Back Panel ................................................................ 2-11
Mouse Connector ....................................................................... 2-11
Keyboard Connector ................................................................... 2-12
Serial Ports: COM1 & COM2 ....................................................... 2-12
USB Ports .................................................................................... 2-13
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RJ-45 LAN Jack: Giga-bit LAN .................................................... 2-13
Parallel Port .................................................................................. 2-14
Connectors ......................................................................................... 2-15
Floppy Disk Drive Connector: FDD1 ........................................... 2-15
Hard Disk Connectors: IDE1 & IDE2 ........................................... 2-15
Fan Power Connectors: CFAN1/2, SFAN1/2, NBFAN1 ............... 2-16
LCD Panel Connector: JLCD1 ...................................................... 2-16
Serial ATA/Serial ATA RAID Connectors controlled
by VT8237: SATA1 & SATA2 ............................................. 2-17
Front Panel Connectors: JFP1 & JFP2 ......................................... 2-18
Front Panel Audio Connector: JAUD1 ........................................ 2-19
Front USB Connectors: JUSB1 & JUSB2 ..................................... 2-20
IrDA Infrared Module Header: JIR1 ............................................ 2-20
Chassis Intrusion Switch Connector: JCI1 .................................. 2-20
SCSI LED Connector: J7 .............................................................. 2-21
CD-In Connector: JCD1 ............................................................... 2-21
Aux Line-In Connector: JAUX1 .................................................. 2-21
Jumpers .............................................................................................. 2-22
Clear CMOS Jumper: JBAT1 ........................................................ 2-22
Slots ................................................................................................... 2-23
AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) Slot ......................................... 2-23
PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect) Slots .......................... 2-23
PCI Interrupt Request Routing .................................................... 2-23
Chapter 3. BIOS Setup .............................................................................. 3-1
Entering Setup ...................................................................................... 3-3
Control Keys ................................................................................. 3-3
Getting Help .................................................................................. 3-3
The Main Menu ................................................................................... 3-4
Standard CMOS Features .................................................................... 3-6
Advanced BIOS Features .................................................................... 3-8
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Advanced Chipset Features ............................................................... 3-11
Integrated Peripherals ........................................................................ 3-14
Power Management Setup ................................................................. 3-18
PNP/PCI Configuration ...................................................................... 3-21
PC Health ........................................................................................... 3-22
Frequency/Voltage Control ................................................................ 3-24
Load Fail-Safe/Optimized Defaults ..................................................... 3-25
Set Supervisor/User Password ........................................................... 3-26
Appendix A. VIA VT8237 Serial ATA RAID Introduction ....................... A-1
Introduction ........................................................................................ A-2
BIOS Configuration ............................................................................. A-4
Installating RAID Software & Drivers ............................................... A-14
Using VIA RAID Tool ....................................................................... A-17
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Getting Started
Chapter 1. Getting
Started
Getting Started
Thank you for purchasing the K8T Master2-FAR (MS9130 v1.x), an excellent ATX serverboard from MSI. Based on
the innovative VIA K8T 800 and VIA VT8237 chipsets for
optimal system efficiency, the K8T Master2-FAR mainboard
accommodates dual latest AMD Opteron DPTM processors in
the 940-pin lidded ceramic micro PGA package, and supports
up to four 144-bit DDR registered ECC DIMMs (at 200, 266 and
333 MHz) to provide the maximum of 8 GB memory capacity.
This mainboard provides a cost-effective and professional
solution for high-end workstation and server markets.
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Mainboard Specifications
Target Market Segment
h Target in the workstation/high-end desktop user.
CPU
h Supports dual Socket 940 for AMD Opteron DPTM (SledgeHammer DP)
processors.
h Supports Opteron DPTM 244 and higher.
h AMD x86-64 Technology.
- AMD’s 64-bit, x86 instruction set extensions.
- 64-bit integer registers, 48-bit virtual address, 40-bit physical address.
- Eight new 64-bit integer registers (16 total).
- Eight new 128-bit SSE/SSE2 registers (16 total).
Chipset
h VIA K8T 800 Chipset (578-pin BGA)
- HyperTransportTM technology tunnel with side A (16 bits)
- Each side support transfer rates of 1600, 1200, 800, and 400 megatransfer per second.
h VIA VT8237 Chipset (539-pin BGA)
- A 33 MHz/32-bit PCI 2.2 compliant bus interface supports up to 6
external devices.
- 16-bit 66MHz V-Link client Interface with total bandwidth of 1066MB/
sec.
- 2 SATA ports (RAID 0 or 1 function).
- LPC bus to connect peripherals such as super I/O and BIOS.
- Extensive ACPI-compliant power management.
- IOAPCI controller.
- AC’97 2.2 soft audio controller.
- USB hosts supporting 8 ports (USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 optional)
Main Memory
h 144-bit DDR Register DIMM at 200/266/333 MHz.
h Supports DIMM sizes from 64 MB (128 Mb x 16 DRAMs) to 2 GB (1 Gb x 4
DRAMs), up to 8GB of memory in total.
h Supports interleaving memory within DIMMs.
h Chip Kill ECC allows continuous correction of 4-bit errors in a failed x 4
memory device.
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Getting Started
Slots
h One AGP Pro 8x/4x slot.
h Four 32-bit/33 MHz PCI slots.
Networking
h Broadcom BCM5705 LAN controller.
h Provides 1000/100/10 MB per second data rates
Power Management Features
h Wake-on-LAN (WOL), USB, PCI, mouse.
h RTC alarm.
h Supports ACPI S1/S4/S5 functions.
System Management
h SMBus (I2C).
h Temperature, voltage, and fan monitors.
h Chassis intrusion.
BIOS
h 4 Mb flash EEPROM.
h PCI 2.2 compliant, VPD, and DMI.
h PnP 1.0A, SMBIOS 2.3, ACPI 1.0A/2.0.
h Supports PXE boot protocol.
h APM 1.2, WOL.
h PC2001 system design compliant.
Onboard Peripherals
h 2 x IDE ports.
h 1 x PS/2 keyboard port and 1 x PS/2 mouse port.
h 2 x serial ports.
h 1 x parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode.
h 1 x RJ-45 port (with LEDs).
h 6 x USB ports (front*4 and rear*2).
h 2 x SATA ports.
Dimension
h ATA Form Factor: 12.0 x 10.0 inch (H x W).
Mounting
h 9 mounting holes (ATX Form standard).
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DDR 4
JPR1
DDR 3
Top : mouse
Bottom: keyboard
DDR 2
DDR 1
Mainboard Layout
CFAN1
USB
ports
Top : Parallel Port
Bottom:
COM A
COM B
JLCD1
CFAN2
JPWR1
LAN Jack
BATT
+
JPWR2
Broadcom
5705
NBFAN1
VIA
K8T 800
AG P Pro Slot
PCI Slot 1
BIOS
JUSB1
JFP2
JUSB2
PCI Slot 2
JFP1
IDE 1
Winbond
W83627THF
JCI1
PCI Slot 3
VIA
VT 8237
Codec
PCI Slot 4
JCD1 JAUX1 JAUD1
IDE 2
J7
FDD 1
JIR1
SFAN1
SATA2
SATA1
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JBAT1
Getting Started
MSI Special Features
Core Center
The Core Center is a new utility you can find in the CD-ROM disk. The
utility is just like your PC doctor that can detect, view and adjust the PC
hardware and system status during real time operation. In the left side it shows
the current system status, including the Vcore, 3.3V, +5V and 12V. In the right
side it shows the current PC hardware status such as the CPU & system
temperatures and all fans speeds.
When you click the red triangles in the left and right sides, two submenus will open for users to overclock, overspec or to adjust the thresholds of
system to send out the warning messages. If you click the Core Center button
on the top, a screen pops up for you to choose the “Auto mode” or “User
mode” of CPU fan.
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Left-side: Current system status
In the left sub-menu, you can configure the settings of FSB, Vcore,
Memory Voltage and AGP Voltage by clicking the radio button in front of each
item and make it available (the radio button will be lit as yellow when selected),
use the “+” and “-” buttons to adjust, then click “ok” to apply the changes.
Then you can click Save to save the desired FSB you just configured.
Also you may click Auto to start testing the maximal CPU overclocking
value, The CPU FSB will automatically increase the testing value until the PC
reboots. Or you may click Default to restore the default values.
Right-side: PC hardware status during real time operation
In the right sub-menu, here you can configure the PC hardware status
such as CPU & system temperatures and fan speeds. You may use the scroll
bars to adjust each item, then click “ok” to apply the changes. The values you
set for the temperatures are the maximum thresholds for the system for warnings,
and the value for fan speeds are the minimum thresholds.
Top-side: User mode/Auto mode
Here you may adjust the CPU fan speed. If you choose User mode, you
may adjust the CPU fan speed in 8 different modes, from Stop to Full speed.
MSI Reminds You...
Items shown on Core Center vary depending on your system status.
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Hardware Setup
Chapter 2. Hardware
Setup
Hardware Setup
This chapter provides you with the information about hardware setup procedures. While doing the installation, be careful
in holding the components and follow the installation
procedures. For some components, if you install in the wrong
orientation, the components will not work properly.
Use a grounded wrist strap before handling computer
components. Static electricity may damage the components.
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Quick Components Guide
CFAN1, p.2-15
DDR1~4, p.2-6
JPR1, p.2-9
CPU1, p.2-3
I/O Ports,
p.2-10
CFAN2, p.2-15
JLCD1,
p.2-15
JPWR1,
p.2-10
CPU2, p.2-3
BATT
+
JPWR2, p.2-8
NBFAN1, p.2-15
JUSB1, p.2-20
AGP1, p.2-22
JUSB2, p.2-20
JFP2, p.2-17
PCI Slots, p.2-22
JFP1, p.2-17
JCI1, p.2-20
IDE1/2,
p.2-14
J7, p.2-21
JCD1, p.2-21
JBAT1, p.2-21
JAUX1, p.2-21
JAUD1, p.2-19
JIR1, p.2-20
2-2
FDD1, p.2-14
SATA1/2, p.2-16
SFAN1, p.2-15
Hardware Setup
Central Processing Unit: CPU
The mainboard supports Single/Dual AMD® Opteron DP™ processor
(s). The mainboard uses two CPU sockets called Socket 940 for easy CPU
installation. You can install SINGLE or DUAL CPUs on the mainboard to meet
your own needs. Keep the following points in mind before installing CPU(s):
1. If SINGLE CPU is intended, always install the CPU on the CPU1
socket.
CPU1 & CPU2
2. To install DUAL CPUs on the board, you must use the same type of
CPUs running at the same frequency.
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CPU Installation Procedures for Socket 940
Open Lever
1. Make sure that the computer
is turned off, and the power
cord disconnected before installing the CPU.
Slid
P
ing
l at e
2. Pull the lever sideways away
from the socket, and raise it up
to a 90-degree angle.
3. Locate the cut edge of the
CPU. When the CPU is installed into the socket, this cut
edge should be aligned with
the corner marking an arrow on
the Socket 940.
Cut edge
Please note that the CPU can
only fit in a correct orientation,
DO NOT use force to install
the CPU into the socket.
Corner marking
an arrow
4. Place the CPU onto the socket
and press it down firmly into
the socket. The pins of the
CPU should be embedded into
the socket completely.
5. Close the lever to secure the
CPU. Do not close the level
until the CPU’s pins are fully
inserted; otherwise, the pins
may be damaged.
2-4
Press down
the CPU
O
Close
Lever
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Hardware Setup
Installing the CPU heatsink/cooler
As processor technology pushes to faster speeds and higher
performance, thermal management becomes increasingly important. To dissipate heat, you need to attach the CPU heatsink/cooler on top of the CPU.
Follow the instructions below to install the heatsink/cooler:
1. Locate the CPU and its retention modules on the motherboard.
retention modules
2. Position the heatsink/cooler onto the
retention modules. Connect the wires
to the fan powers (CFAN1/CFAN2),
then press down the fan until its four
clips get wedged in the holes of the
retention modules.
fan power
3. Hook one end of the clip into the hole
4. Repeat step 3 on the other clip. Please
of the retention module, then push
down the handle to hook the other
end to the retention module.
note the orientation of the handle of
heatsink/cooler for CFAN2 should be
the same as shown below to prevent
the intervention with AGP card.
handle
handle
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Memory
The mainboard provides four slots for 184-pin DDR SDRAM DIMM
(Double In-Line Memory Module) modules and supports up to 4GB memory
size. You can install PC2700/DDR333, PC2100/DDR266, or PC1600/DDR200
modules on the DDR DIMM slots (DDR 1~4).
DDR DIMM Slots
(DDR1~4)
Installing DDR Modules
1. The DDR DIMM has only one
notch on the center of module. The
module will only fit in the right
orientation.
2. Insert the DIMM memory module
vertically into the DIMM slot. Then
push it in until the golden finger
on the memory module is deeply
inserted in the socket.
3. The plastic clip at each side of the
DIMM slot will automatically
close.
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Volt
Notch
Hardware Setup
Memory Population Rules
The mainboard supports DDR333/266/200 memory interface.
Each DIMM slot supports up to a maximum size of 2GB. Users can install
either single- or double-sided modules depending on their needs.
Memory modules can be installed in any combination as follows:
Slot
DIMM 1
DIMM 2
DIMM 3
DIMM 4
Slot
DIMM 1
DIMM 2
DIMM 3
DIMM 4
Memory Module Population Rules (Dual channel - 128 bits)
Install
Install
Install
Install
Install
Install
Install
Install
Memory Module Population Rules (Single channel - 64 bits)
Install
Install
Install
Install
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Power Supply
The mainboard supports SSI power supply for the power system, while
ATX power supply is also available for this mainboard. Before inserting the
power supply connector, always make sure that all components are installed
properly to ensure that no damage will be caused.
SSI 12V Power Connector: JPWR2
This connector is used to provide +12V power output to AGP Pro add-on
card.
1
3
2
4
JPWR2 Pin Definition
JPWR2
PIN
SIGNAL
1
2
3
4
GND
GND
12V
12V
SSI 24-Pin Power Connector: JPR1
This connector allows you to connect an SSI power supply. To connect
the SSI power supply, make sure the plug of the power supply is inserted in the
proper orientation and the pins are aligned. Then push down the power supply firmly into the connector.
JPR1
24
13
12
1
JPR1 Pin Definition
2-8
PIN
SIGNAL
PIN
SIGNAL
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
+3.3V
+3.3V
GND
+5V
GND
+5V
GND
PWR OK
5VSB
+12V
+12V
12
+3.3V
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
+3.3V
-12V
GND
PS-ON#
GND
GND
GND
Res
+5V
+5V
+5V
GND
Hardware Setup
ATX 20-Pin Power Connector: ATX1
You may also choose to use ATX power supply. To connect to the ATX
power supply, make sure the plug of the power supply is inserted in the proper
orientation and the pins are aligned. Then push down the power supply firmly
into the connector.
ATX1
20
11
10
1
ATX1 Pin Definition
PIN
SIGNAL
PIN
SIGNAL
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
3.3V
3.3V
GND
5V
GND
5V
GND
PW_OK
5V_SB
10
12V
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
3.3V
-12V
GND
PS_ON
GND
GND
GND
-5V
5V
5V
MSI Reminds You...
For this JPR1 power connector, you may use the 20-pin ATX power
supply or 24-pin SSI power supply as you like. If you’d like to use
the SSI power supply, please remove the sticker (covered the 11,
12, 23 and 24 pins, shown as the photo below) marked “SSI ONLY”
on the JPR1 power connector to insert the SSI power supply in the
proper orientation for correct alignment. If you’d like to use the
ATX power supply, please just insert your power supply in the rest
pins without removing the sticker.
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SSI 8-Pin Power Connector: JPWR1
This connector is used to provide the power output to the CPU.
8
4
5
JPWR1 Pin Definition
1
JPWR1
PIN
SIGNAL
PIN
SIGNAL
1
2
3
4
GND
GND
GND
GND
5
6
7
8
+12V
+12V
+12V
+12V
ATX 12V Power Connector: JPW1
You may also choose to use ATX 12V power supply. This 12V power
connector is used to provide power to the CPU.
4
3
2
1
JPW1
JPW1 Pin Definition
PIN
SIGNAL
1
2
3
4
GND
GND
12V
12V
MSI Reminds You...
For this JPWR1 power connector, you may use the 4-pin ATX
power supply or 8-pin SSI power supply as you like. If you’d like
to use the SSI power supply, please remove the sticker (covered
the 1, 2, 5 and 6 pins, shown as the photo below) marked “SSI
ONLY” on the JPWR1 power connector to insert the SSI power
supply in the proper orientation for correct alignment. If you’d
like to use the ATX power supply, please just insert your power
supply in the rest pins without removing the sticker.
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Hardware Setup
Back Panel
View of the Back Panel
The back panel provides the following connectors:
Parallel
Mouse
Keyboard
USB
COM1
LAN
COM2
Mouse Connector
The mainboard provides a standard PS/2® mouse mini DIN connector
for attaching a PS/2® mouse. You can plug a PS/2® mouse directly into this
connector. The connector location and pin assignments are as follows.
Pin Definition
6
5
3
4
2
1
PS/2 Mouse
(6-pin Female)
PIN
SIGNAL
DESCRIPTION
1
2
3
4
5
6
Mouse Data
NC
GND
VCC
Mouse Clock
NC
Mouse data
No connection
Ground
+5V
Mouse clock
No connection
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Keyboard Connector
The mainboard provides a standard PS/2® keyboard mini DIN connector
for attaching a PS/2® keyboard. You can plug a PS/2® keyboard directly into
this connecto. The connector location and pin assignments are as follows.
Pin Definition
6
5
PIN
SIGNAL
DESCRIPTION
1
2
3
4
5
6
Keyboard Data
NC
GND
VCC
Keyboard Clock
NC
Keyboard data
No connection
Ground
+5V
Keyboard clock
No connection
3
4
2
1
PS/2 Keyboard
(6-pin Female)
Serial Ports: COM1 & COM2
The mainboard provides two 9-pin mail DIN connectors as serial port
COM1 & COM2. The serial port is a 16550A high speed communication port
that sends/receives 16 bytes FIFOs. You can attach a serial mouse or other
serial device directly to it.
Pin Definition
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9
COM1 & COM2
2-12
PIN
SIGNAL
DESCRIPTION
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
DCD
SIN
SOUT
DTR
GND
DSR
RTS
CTS
RI
Data Carry Detect
Serial In or Receive Data
Serial Out or Transmit Data
Data Terminal Ready
Ground
Data Set Ready
Request To Send
Clear To Send
Ring Indicate
Hardware Setup
USB Ports
The mainboard provides a UHCI (Universal Host Controller Interface)
Universal Serial Bus root for attaching USB devices such as keyboard, mouse
or other USB-compatible devices. You can plug USB devices directly into the
ports.
Pin Definition
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8
USB Ports
PIN
SIGNAL
DESCRIPTION
1
2
3
4
VCC
-Data 0
+Data 0
GND
+5V
Negative Data Channel 0
Positive Data Channel 0
Ground
5
6
7
8
VCC
-Data 1
+Data 1
GND
+5V
Negative Data Channel 1
Positive Data Channel 1
Ground
RJ-45 LAN Jack: Giga-bit LAN
The mainboard provides two standard RJ-45 jacks for connection to
Local Area Network (LAN). Giga-bit LAN enables data to be transferred at
1000, 100 or 10Mbps. You can connect a network cable to either LAN jack.
Activity Indicator
Link Indicator
8
1
RJ-45 LAN Jack
The pin assignments vary depending on the transfer rates: 10/100Mbps
or 1000Mbps. Note that Pin 1/2, 3/6, 4/5, 7/8 must work in pairs. Please refer
to the following for details:
10/100 LAN Pin Definition
PIN
SIGNAL
DESCRIPTION
Giga-bit LAN Pin Definition
PIN
SIGNAL
DESCRIPTION
1
TDP
Transmit Differential Pair
1
D0P
Differential Pair 0+
2
TDN
Transmit Differential Pair
2
D0N
Differential Pair 0-
3
RDP
Receive Differential Pair
3
D1P
Differential Pair 1+
Not Used
4
D2P
Differential Pair 2+
Not Used
5
D2N
Differential Pair 2-
Receive Differential Pair
6
D1N
Differential Pair 1-
Not Used
7
D3P
Differential Pair 3+
Not Used
8
D3N
Differential Pair 3-
4
5
6
7
8
NC
NC
RDN
NC
NC
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Parallel Port
The mainboard provides a 25-pin female centronic connector as LPT.
A parallel port is a standard printer port that supports Enhanced Parallel Port
(EPP) and Extended Capabilities Parallel Port (ECP) mode.
13
1
14
25
Pin Definition
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PIN
SIGNAL
DESCRIPTION
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
STROBE
DATA0
DATA1
DATA2
DATA3
DATA4
DATA5
DATA6
DATA7
ACK#
Strobe
Data0
Data1
Data2
Data3
Data4
Data5
Data6
Data7
Acknowledge
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
BUSY
PE
SELECT
AUTO FEED#
ERR#
INIT#
SLIN#
GND
GND
GND
GND
GND
GND
GND
GND
Busy
Paper End
Select
Automatic Feed
Error
Initialize Printer
Select In
Ground
Ground
Ground
Ground
Ground
Ground
Ground
Ground
Hardware Setup
Connectors
The mainboard provides connectors to connect FDD, IDE HDD, front
panel of the system case, audio ports, USB Ports, and CPU/System FANs.
Floppy Disk Drive Connector: FDD1
The mainboard provides a standard floppy disk drive connector that
supports 360KB, 720KB, 1.2MB, 1.44MB and 2.88MB floppy disk types.
FDD1
Hard Disk Connectors: IDE1 & IDE2
The mainboard provides a 32-bit Enhanced PCI IDE and Ultra DMA 33/
66/100/133 controller that supports PIO mode 0 ~ 4, Bus Master, and Ultra
DMA 33/66/100/133 function. You can connect up to four hard disk drives,
CD-ROM drives, 120MB floppy disk drive (reserved for future BIOS), and
other devices.
IDE1
IDE2
MSI Reminds You...
If you install two hard disks on cable, you must configure the
second drive to Slave mode by setting its jumper. Refer to the hard
disk documentation supplied by hard disk vendors for jumper
setting instructions.
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Fan Power Connectors: CFAN1/2, SFAN1/2, NBFAN1
The CAN1/2 (processor fan), SFAN1/2 (system fan) and NBFAN1
(Northbridge fan) support system cooling fan with +12V. It supports 3-pin
head connector. When connecting the wire to the connectors, always take
note that the red wire is the positive and should be connected to the +12V, the
black wire is Ground and should be connected to GND. If the mainboard has a
System Hardware Monitor chipset on-board, you must use a specially designed
fan with speed sensor to take advantage of the CPU fan control.
CFAN1, CFAN2
SFAN1
NBFAN1
SENSOR
+12V
GND
Fan Connector
Pin Definition
MSI Reminds You...
Always consult the vendors for proper CPU cooling fan.
LCD Panel Connector: JLCD1
The connector is additionally provided for connection to a LCD panel,
which shows information on the panel for you to identify the current status or
mode of the connected system.
JLCD1
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1
2
5
6
PIN
1
2
3
4
5
6
SIGNAL
TX
RX
NC
GND1
GND0
VCC
Hardware Setup
Serial ATA/Serial ATA RAID Connectors controlled by
VT8237: SATA1 & SATA2
The Southbridge of this mainboard is VIA VT8237 which supports two
serial connectors SATA1& SATA2.
SATA1 & SATA2 are dual high-speed Serial ATA interface ports. Each
supports 1st generation serial ATA data rates of 150 MB/s. Both connectors are
fully compliant with Serial ATA 1.0 specifications. Each Serial ATA connector
can connect to 1 hard disk device. Please refer to Appendix A: VIA VT8237
Serial ATA RAID Introduction at page A-1for detail software installation
procedure.
SATA1 & SATA2 Pin Definition
SATA2
SATA1
7
1
Optional Serial ATA cable
Pin
Signal
1
3
5
7
GND
TXN
RXN
GND
Pin
Signal
2
4
6
TXP
GND
RXP
Take out the dust cover and
connect to the hard disk
devices
Connect to SATA1 or SATA2
MSI Reminds You...
Please do not fold the serial ATA cable in a 90-degree angle,
which will cause the loss of data during the transmission.
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Front Panel Connectors: JFP1 & JFP2
The mainboard provides two front panel connectors for electrical
connection to the front panel switches and LEDs. JFP1 is compliant with Intel®
Front Panel I/O Connectivity Design Guide.
1 2
8 7
Power
LED
Power
Switch
HDD
LED
Reset
Switch
JFP1
Speaker
Power
LED
21
9 10
JFP1 Pin Definition
PIN
SIGNAL
DESCRIPTION
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
HD_LED_P
FP PWR/SLP
HD_LED_N
FP PWR/SLP
RST_SW_N
PWR_SW_P
RST_SW_P
PWR_SW_N
RSVD_DNU
Hard disk LED pull-up
MSG LED pull-up
Hard disk active LED
MSG LED pull-up
Reset Switch low reference pull-down to GND
Power Switch high reference pull-up
Reset Switch high reference pull-up
Power Switch low reference pull-down to GND
Reserved. Do not use.
JFP2 Pin Definition
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PIN
SIGNAL
PIN
SIGNAL
1
GND
2
SPK-
3
5
7
SLED
PLED
NC
4
6
8
BUZ+
BUZSPK+
JFP2
Hardware Setup
Front Panel Audio Connector: JAUD1
The mainboard provides one front audio connector for users to connect
the optional audio cable.
JAUD1
2
1
12
11
Pin Definition
PIN
SIGNAL
PIN
SIGNAL
1
AUD_GND
2
AUD_GND
3
AUD_GND
4
LINE_IN_R
5
AUD_GND
6
LINE_IN_L
7
AUD_GND
8
MIC_IN
9
AUD_GND
10
HP_OUT_R
11
KEY
12
HP_OUT_L
Connected to JAUD1
Audio Cable
(Optional)
Connected to JUSB1
or JUSB2
Line-In Mic-In Speaker-Out
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Front USB Connectors: JUSB1 & JUSB2
The mainboard provide two front Universal Serial Bus connectors for
users to connect to USB ports.
Pin Definition
JUSB1 & JUSB2
9
10
1
2
Pin
Description
Pin
Description
1
USBPWR
2
USBPWR
3
USBP2-
4
USBP3-
5
USBP2+
6
USBP3+
7
GND
8
GND
9
NC
10
GND
IrDA Infrared Module Header: JIR1
The connector allows you to connect to IrDA Infrared module. You must
configure the setting through the BIOS setup to use the IR function. JIR1 is
compliant with Intel® Front Panel I/O Connectivity Design Guide.
JIR1 Pin Definition
JIR1
5
6
1
2
Pin
Signal
1
2
3
4
5
6
NC
NC
VCC5
GND
IRTX
IRRX
Chassis Intrusion Switch Connector: JCI1
This connector is connected to a 2-pin chassis switch. If the chassis is
opened, the switch will be short. The system will record this status and show
a warning message on the screen. To clear the warning, you must enter the
BIOS utility and clear the record.
GND
CINTRU
JCI1
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Hardware Setup
SCSI LED Connector: J7
Connect the J7 to the LED connector on the add-on SCSI adaptor and the
HDD LED will blink when add-on SCSI device is active.
Pin Definition
J7
1
PIN
SIGNAL
1
2
3
4
VCC5
SCSI LED
HDD LED
VCC5
CD-In Connector: JCD1
This connector is provided for CD-ROM audio.
JCD1
R GND L
Aux Line-In Connector: JAUX1
The connector is for DVD add-on card with Line-in connector.
JAUX1
R
L
GND
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Jumpers
The mainboard provides the following jumpers for you to set the
computer’s function. This section will explain how to change your mainboard’s
function through the use of jumpers.
Clear CMOS Jumper: JBAT1
There is a CMOS RAM on board that has a power supply from external
battery to keep the data of system configuration. With the CMOS RAM, the
system can automatically boot OS every time it is turned on. If you want to
clear the system configuration, use the JBAT1 (Clear CMOS Jumper ) to clear
data. Follow the instructions below to clear the data:
1
JBAT1
1
3
Keep Data
1
3
Clear Data
MSI Reminds You...
You can clear CMOS by shorting 2-3 pin while the system is off.
Then return to 1-2 pin position. Avoid clearing the CMOS while
the system is on; it will damage the mainboard.
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Slots
The K8D Master-2 FAR mainboard provides one AGP slot and four 32bit/33 MHz PCI slots.
AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) Slot
The AGP slot allows you to insert the AGP graphics card. AGP is an
interface specification designed for the throughput demands of 3D graphics.
It introduces a 66MHz, 32-bit channel for the graphics controller to directly
access main memory. The slot supports 8x/4x AGP card.
PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect) Slots
The PCI slots allow you to insert the expansion cards to meet your needs.
When adding or removing expansion cards, make sure that you unplug the
power supply first. Meanwhile, read the documentation for the expansion card
to make any necessary hardware or software settings for the expansion card,
such as jumpers, switches or BIOS configuration.
PCI Interrupt Request Routing
The IRQ, acronym of interrupt request line and pronounced I-R-Q, are
hardware lines over which devices can send interrupt signals to the
microprocessor. The PCI IRQ pins are typically connected to the PCI bus INT
A# ~ INT D# pins as follows:
Order 1
Order 2
Order 3
Order 4
PCI Slot 1
INT A#
INT B#
INT C#
INT D#
PCI Slot 2
INT B#
INT C#
INT D#
INT A#
PCI Slot 3
INT C#
INT D#
INT A#
INT B#
PCI Slot 4
INT D#
INT A#
INT B#
INT C#
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Chapter 3. BIOS Setup
BIOS Setup
This chapter provides information on the BIOS Setup program
and allows you to configure the system for optimum use.
You may need to run the Setup program when:
” An error message appears on the screen during the system
booting up, and requests you to run SETUP.
” You want to change the default settings for customized
features.
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Entering Setup
Power on the computer and the system will start POST (Power On Self Test)
process. When the message below appears on the screen, press <DEL> key to
enter Setup.
Press DEL to enter SETUP
If the message disappears before you respond and you still wish to enter
Setup, restart the system by turning it OFF and On or pressing the RESET
button. You may also restart the system by simultaneously pressing <Ctrl>,
<Alt>, and <Delete> keys.
Control Keys
<↑>
<↓>
<←>
<→>
<Enter>
<Esc>
Move to the previous item
Move to the next item
Move to the item in the left hand
Move to the item in the right hand
Select the item
Jumps to the Exit menu or returns to the main menu from a
submenu
<+/PU>
<-/PD>
Increase the numeric value or make changes
Decrease the numeric value or make changes
<F1>
General help, only for Status Page Setup Menu and Option Page
Setup Menu
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Getting Help
After entering the Setup menu, the first menu you will see is the Main Menu.
Main Menu
The main menu lists the setup functions you can make changes to. You can use
the control keys ( ↑↓ ) to select the item. The on-line description of the highlighted setup function is displayed at the bottom of the screen.
Sub-Menu
If you find a right pointer symbol (as shown in
the right view) appears to the left of certain
fields that means a sub-menu containing
additional options can be launched from this
field. You can use control keys ( ↑↓ ) to
highlight the field and press <Enter> to call
up the sub-menu. Then you can use the
control keys to enter values and move from
field to field within a sub-menu. If you want to
return to the main menu, just press <Esc >.
General Help <F1>
The BIOS setup program provides a General Help screen. You can call up this
screen from any menu by simply pressing <F1>. The Help screen lists the
appropriate keys to use and the possible selections for the highlighted item.
Press <Esc> to exit the Help screen.
MSI Reminds You...
The items under each BIOS category described in this chapter
are under continuous update for better system performance.
Therefore, the description may be slightly different from the
latest BIOS and should be held for reference only.
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The Main Menu
Once you enter Award® BIOS CMOS Setup Utility, the Main Menu (figure
below) will appear on the screen. The Main Menu allows you to select from
twelve setup functions and two exit choices. Use arrow keys to select among
the items and press <Enter> to accept or enter the sub-menu.
Standard CMOS Features
Use this menu for basic system configurations, such as time, date etc.
Advanced BIOS Features
Use this menu to setup the items of Award® special enhanced features.
Advanced Chipset Features
Use this menu to change the values in the chipset registers and optimize your
system’s performance.
Integrated Peripherals
Use this menu to specify your settings for integrated peripherals.
Power Management Setup
Use this menu to specify your settings for power management.
PnP/PCI Configurations
This entry appears if your system supports PnP/PCI.
PC Health Status
This entry shows your PC health status.
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Frequency/Voltage Control
Use this menu to specify your settings for frequency/voltage control.
Load Fail-Safe Defaults
Use this menu to load the BIOS values for the best system performance, but
the system stability may be affected.
Load Optimized Defaults
Use this menu to load factory default settings into the BIOS for stable system
performance operations.
Set Supervisor Password
Use this menu to set Supervisor Password.
Set User Password
Use this menu to set User Password.
Save & Exit Setup
Save changes to CMOS and exit setup.
Exit Without Saving
Abandon all changes and exit setup.
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Standard CMOS Features
The items in Standard CMOS Features Menu are divided into 11 categories.
Each category includes no, one or more than one setup items. Use the arrow
keys to highlight the item and then use the <PgUp> or <PgDn> keys to select
the value you want in each item.
Date
The date format is <day> <month> <date> <year>.
day
month
date
year
Day of the week, from Sun to Sat, determined by BIOS. Readonly.
The month from Jan. through Dec.
The date from 1 to 31 can be keyed by numeric function
keys.
The year can be adjusted by users.
Time
The time format is <hour> <minute> <second>.
IDE Primary/Secondary Master/Slave
Press PgUp/<+> or PgDn/<-> to select Manual, None or Auto type. Note that
the specifications of your drive must match with the drive table. The hard disk
will not work properly if you enter improper information for this category. If
your hard disk drive type is not matched or listed, you can use Manual to
define your own drive type manually.
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BIOS Setup
If you select Manual, related information is asked to be entered to the following
items. Enter the information directly from the keyboard. This information
should be provided in the documentation from your hard disk vendor or the
system manufacturer.
Access Mode
The settings are CHS, LBA, Large, Auto.
Capacity
The formatted size of the storage device.
Cylinder
Number of cylinders.
Head
Number of heads.
Precomp
Write precompensation.
Landing Zone Cylinder location of the landing zone.
Sector
Number of sectors.
Drive A
This item allows you to set the type of floppy drives installed. Available
options: None, 360K, 5.25 in., 1.2M, 5.25 in., 720K, 3.5 in., 1.44M, 3.5 in., 2.
88M, 3.5 in.
Halt On
The setting determines whether the system will stop if an error is detected at
boot. Available options are:
All Errors
The system stops when any error is detected.
Disabled
The system doesn’t stop for any detected error.
All, But Keyboard The system doesn’t stop for a keyboard error.
All, But Diskette
The system doesn’t stop for a disk error.
All, But Disk/Key The system doesn’t stop for either a disk or a
keyboard error.
Base/Extended/Total Memory
The three items show the memory status of your system (read only).
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Advanced BIOS Features
Hard Disk Boot Priority
Press <Enter> and the following sub-menu appears:
Select the hard disk priority (from the 1st to the 8th) in this list. Use the
arrow-up and arrow-down keys to select a device, then press <+> to move
it up or <-> to move it down.
Virus Warning
The item is to set the Virus Warning feature for IDE Hard Disk boot sector
protection. If the function is enabled and any attempt to write data into this
area is made, BIOS will display a warning message on screen and beep. Settings:
Disabled, Enabled.
Quick Power On Self Test
Select Enabled to reduce the amount of time required to run the power-on selftest (POST). A quick POST skips certain steps. We recommend that you normally disable quick POST. Better to find a problem during POST than lose data
during your work.
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1st/2nd/3rd Boot Device
The items allow you to set the sequence of boot devices where BIOS attempts
to load the disk operating system. The settings are:
Floppy
The system will boot from floppy drive.
LS120
The system will boot from LS-120 drive.
Hard Disk
The system will boot from the hard disk.
CDROM
The system will boot from the CD ROM.
ZIP100
The system will boot from the ATAPI ZIP drive.
USB-FDD
The system will boot from the USB-interface
floppy drive.
USB-ZIP
The system will boot from the USB-interface ZIP
drive.
USB-CDROM
The system will boot from the USB-interface CDROM.
Legacy LAN
The system will boot from the Network drive.
Disabled
Disable this sequence.
Boot Other Device
Setting the option to Enabled allows the system to try to boot from other
device if the system fails to boot from the 1st/2nd/3rd boot device.
Boot Up NumLock Status
Toggle between On or Off to control the state of the NumLock key when the
system boots. When toggled On, the numeric keypad generates numbers instead of controlling cursor operations.
Security Option
This specifies the type of BIOS password protection that is implemented.
Settings are described below:
Option
Setup
Description
The password prompt appears only when end users try to
run Setup.
System
A password prompt appears every time when the computer is powered on or when end users try to run Setup.
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MPS Version Control For OS
This field allows you to select which MPS (Multi-Processor Specification)
version to be used for the operating system. You need to select the MPS
version supported by your operating system. To find out which version to use,
consult the vendor of your operating system. Settings: 1.4, 1.1.
Video BIOS Shadow
This allows you to copy Video BIOS to shadow RAM. When setting to Enabled,
the performance improves. Settings: Enabled and Disabled.
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Advanced Chipset Features
MSI Reminds You...
Change these settings only if you are familiar with the chipset.
DRAM Configuration
Press <Enter> and the following sub-menu appears:
Current FSB Frequency, Current DRAM Frequency
Those two items are read-only to show the current FSB and DRAM
Frequency information.
DDR Timing Setting by
This field allows you to select the DDR timing setting. Setting to Auto
enables Max Memclock (Mhz) automatically to be determined by SPD.
Selecting Manual allows users to configure these fields manually.
Max Memclock (Mhz)
When it is set to Manual in “DDR Timing Setting by”, user can place an
artificial memory clock limit on the system. Please note that memory is
prevented from running faster than this frequency. Setting options: 100,
133, 166, 200.
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AGP & P2P Bridge Control
Press <Enter> and the following sub-menu appears:
AGP Aperture Size
This setting controls just how much system RAM can be allocated to
AGP for video purposes. The aperture is a portion of the PCI memory
address range dedicated to graphics memory address space. Host cycles
that hit the aperture range are forwarded to the AGP without any translation.
The option allows the selection of an aperture size of 32MB, 64MB, 128MB
and 256MB.
AGPMode
This item sets an appropriate mode for the installed AGP card. Setting
options: 1X, 2X, 4X, 8X. Select 8X only if your AGP card supports it.
AGP Driving Control
This item is used to adjust the AGP driving force. Selecting Manual
allows you to select an AGP driving force in AGP Driving Value. It is
strongly recommended to select Auto to avoid any system error caused.
AGP Driving Value
This item specifies an AGP driving force.
AGP Fast Write
This option enables or disables the AGP Fast Write feature. The Fast
Write technology allows the CPU to write directly to the graphics card
without passing anything through the system memory and improves the
AGP 4X speed.
DBI Output for AGP Trans.
DBI means Dynamic Bus Inversion and this item is used in AGP 8x mode
only. Driven by the source to indicate whether the corresponding data bit
group needs to be inverted on the receiving end. Used to limit the number
of simultaneously switching outputs to 8 for each 16-pin group. It is not
available if your AGP card is not 8x-supported.
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AGP Master 1 WS Write
When Enabled is selected , writes to the AGP bus are executed with one
wait state inserted.
AGP Master 1 WS Read
When Enabled is selected, one wait state is inserted in the AGP read
cycle.
LDT & PCI Bus Control
Press <Enter> and the following sub-menu appears:
Upstream / Downstream LDT Bus Width
These two item control the utilized widths of the HyperTransport link.
Setting options: 8 bit, 16 bit.
LDT Bus Frequency
This item specifies the maximum operating frequency of the link's transmitter clock. Setting options: Auto, 800 MHz, 600 MHz, 400 MHz, 200
MHz.
PCI1/PCI2 Master 0 WS Write
When Enabled, writes to the PCI bus are executed with zero wait state.
PCI1/PCI2 Post Write
You can enable or disable the ability of the chipset to use a buffer for
posted writes initiated on the PCI bus. Setting options: Disabled, Enabled.
PCI Delayed Transaction
The chipset has an embedded 32-bit posted write buffer to support delay
transactions cycles. Select Enabled to support compliance with PCI
specification version 2.1.
VLink Data Rate
Use this item to select the VLink Data Rate. Setting options: 8X, 4X.
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Integrated Peripherals
VIA OnChip IDE Device
Press <Enter> and the following sub-menu appears:
Serial ATA controller
This allows you to enable or disable onchip Serial ATA controller. Settings:
Disabled and Enabled.
IDE DMA transfer access
Setting to Enabled will open DMA bus master and execute DMA action
in DOS, which will make the data transferring faster. Settings: Disabled,
Enabled.
Primary/Secondary IDE Channel
The chipset contains a PCI IDE interface with support for two IDE channels.
Select Enabled to activate the first and/or second IDE interface. Select
Disabled to deactivate an interface, if you install a primary and/or secondary add-in IDE interface.
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IDE Prefetch Mode
The onboard IDE drive interfaces support IDE prefetching, for faster drive
accesses. When you install a primary and/or secondary add-in IDE
interface, set this option to Disabled if the interface does not support
prefetching.
Primary/Secondary Master/Slave PIO
The four IDE PIO (Programmed Input/Output) fields let you set a PIO
mode (0-4) for each of the four IDE devices that the onboard IDE interface
supports. Modes 0 through 4 provide successively increased performance.
In Auto mode, the system automatically determines the best mode for
each device. The settings are: Auto, Mode 0, Mode 1, Mode 2, Mode 3,
Mode 4.
Primary/Secondary Master/Slave Ultra DMA
Ultra DMA 33/66/100/133 implementation is possible only if your IDE
hard drive supports it and the operating environment includes a DMA
driver (Windows ME, XP or a third-party IDE bus master driver). If your
hard drive and your system software both support Ultra DMA/33, Ultra
DMA/66, Ultra DMA/100 and Ultra DMA/133, select Auto to enable BIOS
support. Settings: Auto, Disabled.
IDE HDD Block Mode
Block mode is also called block transfer, multiple commands, or multiple
sector read/write. If your IDE hard drive supports block mode (most new
drives do), select Enabled for automatic detection of the optimal number
of block read/write per sector the drive can support. Setting options:
Disabled, Enabled.
VIA OnChip PCI Device
Press <Enter> and the following sub-menu appears:
AC97 Audio
Auto allows the motherboard’s BIOS to detect whether you’re using any
audio device. If so, the onboard audio controller will be enabled. If not,
the onboard audio controller will be disabled. If you want to use different
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controller cards to connect audio connectors, set the field to Disabled.
Setting options: Disabled, Auto.
USB Controller
Select Enabled if your system contains a Universal Serial Bus (USB)
controller and you have USB peripherals. Settings: All Enabled, All
Disabled, 1&2 USB Port, 2&3 USB Port, 1&3 USB Port, 1 USB Port, 2
USB Port, 3 USB Port.
USB 2.0
Set to Enabled if you need to use any USB 2.0 device in the operating
system that does not support or have any USB 2.0 driver installed, such
as DOS and SCO Unix. Setting options: Disabled, Enabled.
USB Keyboard/Mouse Support
Set to Enabled if you need to use a USB keyboard/mouse in the operating
system that does not support or does not have any USB driver installed,
such as DOS and SCO Unix.
Onboard Broadcom NIC
This item enables or disables the initialization of the onboard Broadcome NIC
(network interface card). Setting options: Enabled, Disabled.
Onboard Lan Boot ROM
This item enables or disables the initialization of the onboard LAN Boot ROMs
during bootup. Selecting Disabled will speed up the boot process.
SuperIO Device
Press <Enter> and the following sub-menu appears:
Onboard FDC Controller
Select Enabled if your system has a floppy disk controller (FDD) installed
on the system board and you wish to use it. If you install add-on FDC or
the system has no floppy drive, select Disabled in this field. Setting
options: Enabled, Disabled.
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Onboard Serial Port 1/2
These items specify the base I/O port address and IRQ for the onboard
Serial Port A (COM A)/Serial Port B (COM B). Selecting Auto allows
BIOS to automatically determine the correct base I/O port address. Settings:
Disabled, 3F8/IRQ4, 2F8/IRQ3, 3E8/IRQ4, 2E8/IRQ3, Auto.
Onboard Parallel Port
This specifies the I/O port address and IRQ of the onboard parallel port.
Settings: 378/IRQ7, 278/IRQ5, 3BC/IRQ7, Disabled.
Parallel Port Mode
This item selects the operating mode for the parallel port: Normal, SPP,
EPP, ECP, or ECP+EPP.
SPP:
Standard Parallel Port
EPP:
Enhanced Parallel Port
ECP:
Extended Capability Port
ECP + EPP: Extended Capability Port + Enhanced Parallel Port
Normal:
Standard Parallel Port + Bi-Directional Mode.
EPP Mode Select
This item selects the EPP mode. Settings: EPP1.9, EPP1.7.
ECP Mode Use DMA
The ECP mode has to use the DMA channel, so choose the onboard
parallel port with the ECP feature. After selecting it, the following message
will appear: “ECP Mode Use DMA.” At this time, the user can choose
between DMA channel 3 or 1.
Init Display First
This item specifies which VGA card is your primary graphics adapter. Settings:
PCI Slot, AGP.
Power Status Led
This item sets how the system uses Power LED on the case to indicate the
suspend/sleep state. Settings are:
Single
The Power LED blinks to indicate the suspend/sleep
state.
Dual
The Power LED changes its color to indicate the suspend/sleep state.
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Power Management Setup
Suspend Mode
If system activity is not detected for the length of time specified in this field, all
devices except CPU will be shut off. Settings: Disabled, 1 Min, 2 Min, 4 Min,
6 Min, 8 Min, 12 Min, 20 Min, 30 Min, 40 Min, 1 Hour.
AC Loss Auto Restart
This item specifies whether your system will reboot after a power failure or
interrupt occurs. Available settings are:
Off
Leaves the computer in the power off state.
On
Leaves the computer in the power on state.
Former-sts Restores the system to the status before power failure or
interrupt occurred.
IRQ/Event Activity Detect
Press <Enter> and the following sub-menu appears:
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BIOS Setup
VGA, LPT & COM, HDD & FDD, PCI Master
These fields specify whether the system will be awakened from power
saving modes when activity or input signal of the specified hardware
peripheral or component is detected.
PowerOn by PCI Card
When it is set to Enabled, the feature allows your system to be powered
on by the PCI card. Setting options: Enabled, Disabled.
Modem Ring Resume
When it is set to Enabled, the feature allows your system to support
COM port Modem to resume. Setting options: Enabled, Disabled.
RTC Alarm Resume
When it is set to Enabled, your can set the date and time at which the RTC
(real-time clock) alarm awakens the system from Suspend mode.
Date (of Month)
The field specifies the date for Resume By RTC Alarm. Settings: 0~31.
Resume Time (hh:mm:ss)
The field specifies the time for Resume By RTC Alarm. Format is <hour>
<minute><second>.
MSI Reminds You...
If you have changed this setting, you must let the system boot up
until it enters the operating system, before this function will work.
IRQs Activity Monitoring
Press <Enter> and the following sub-menu appears:
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Primary INTR
Setting ON will cause the system to wake up from power saving
modes if activity is detected from any enabled IRQ channels. Setting
options: ON, OFF.
IRQ3~IRQ15
IRQ3~IRQ15 enable or disable the monitoring of the specified IRQ
lines. If set to Enabled, the activity of the specified IRQ line will
prevent the system from entering power saving modes or awaken it
from power saving modes.
MSI Reminds You...
IRQ (Interrupt Request) lines are system resources allocated to I/
O devices. When an I/O device needs to gain attention of the
operating system, it signals this by causing an IRQ to occur. After
receiving the signal, when the operating system is ready, the system
will interrupt itself and perform the service required by the I/O
device.
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BIOS Setup
PNP/PCI Configurations
This section describes configuring the PCI bus system and PnP (Plug & Play)
feature. PCI, or Peripheral Component Interconnect, is a system which allows
I/O devices to operate at speeds nearing the speed the CPU itself uses when
communicating with its special components. This section covers some very
technical items and it is strongly recommended that only experienced users
should make any changes to the default settings.
PNP OS Installed
When set to Yes, BIOS will only initialize the PnP cards used for booting (VGA,
IDE, SCSI). The rest of the cards will be initialized by the PnP operating system
like Windows 98. When set to No, BIOS will initialize all the PnP cards. So,
select Yes if your operating system is Plug & Play aware.
Reset Configuration Data
Normally, you leave this field Disabled. Select Enabled to reset Extended
System Configuration Data (ESCD) when you exit Setup if you have installed a
new add-on and the system reconfiguration has caused such a serious conflict
that the operating system cannot boot.
Assign IRQ For VGA/USB
Set to Enabled allows BIOS to assign an IRQ to VGA card/USB device. Choose
Disabled if you want to release the IRQ.
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PC Health Status
This section shows the status of your CPU, fan, overall system status, etc.
Monitor function is available only if there is hardware monitoring mechanism
onboard.
Shutdown Temperature
If the CPU temperature reaches the limit preset in this setting, the system will
shotdown automatically.
Case Open Warning
The field enables or disables the feature of recording the chassis intrusion
status and issuing a warning message if the case is once opened. To clear the
warning message, set the field to Reset. The setting of the field will automatically return to Enabled later. Setting options: Enabled, Reset, Disabled.
Current CPU1/CPU2/System Temperature, CPU Fan1/Fan2, SYS Fan, Vcore,
VIN0/1/2, VCC (V), VBAT(V), 5VSB(V)
These items display the current status of all of the monitored hardware devices/
components such as CPU voltages, temperatures and all fans’ speeds.
Smart CPU Fan1/CPU Fan2/SYS Fan Temperature
There are 3 pairs of Temperature/FAN Speed control: CPU1 Temperature with
CPU Fan1, CPU2 Temperature with CPU Fan2, System Temperature with SYS
Fan. W83627THF provides the Smart Fan system which can control the fan
speed automatically depending on the current temperature to keep it with in a
specific range.
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BIOS Setup
CPU Fan1/CPU Fan2/SYS Fan Tolerance Value
You can select a fan tolerance value here for the specific range for the “Smart
CPU Fan1/CPU Fan2/SYS Fan Temperature” items. If the current temperatures
of the 3 fans reach to the maximum threshold (the temperatures set in the
“Smart CPU Fan1/CPU Fan2/SYS Fan Temperature” plus the tolerance values
you set here), the fans will speed up for cooling down. On the contrary if the
current temperatures reach to the minimum threshold (the set temperatures
minus the tolerance values), the fans will slow down to keep the temperatures
stable.
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Frequency/Voltage Control
Use this menu to specify your settings for frequency/voltage control.
Auto Detect PCI Clk
This option allows you to enable/disable the feature of auto detecting the
clock frequency of the installed PCI bus. The settings are: Enabled, Disabled.
Spread Spectrum
When the motherboard’s clock generator pulses, the extreme values (spikes)
of the pulses creates EMI (Electromagnetic Interference). The Spread Spectrum
function reduces the EMI generated by modulating the pulses so that the
spikes of the pulses are reduced to flatter curves. If you do not have any EMI
problem, leave the setting at Disabled for optimal system stability and
performance. But if you are plagued by EMI, activate the Spread Spectrum for
EMI reduction. Remember to disable Spread Spectrum if you are overclocking
because even a slight jitter can introduce a temporary boost in clockspeed
which may just cause your overclocked processor to lock up. Options: Disabled,
Enabled.
CPU Clock
This item specifies the clock frequency of CPU host bus (FSB), AGP (3V66)
and PCI bus. It provides a method for end users to overclock the processor.
Setting options: Give a DEC value by entering a number between maximum
233 MHz to minimum 200 MHz.
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Load Fail-Safe/Optimized Defaults
The two options on the main menu allow users to restore all of the BIOS
settings to the default Fail-Safe or Optimized values. The Optimized Defaults
are the default values set by the mainboard manufacturer specifically for optimal
performance of the mainboard. The Fail-Safe Defaults are the default values set
by the BIOS vendor for stable system performance.
When you select Load Fail-Safe Defaults, a message as below appears:
Pressing Y loads the BIOS default values for the most stable, minimal system
performance.
When you select Load Optimized Defaults, a message as below appears:
Pressing Y loads the default factory settings for optimal system performance.
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Set Supervisor/User Password
When you select this function, a message as below will appear on the screen:
Type the password, up to eight characters in length, and press <Enter>. The
password typed now will replace any previously set password from CMOS
memory. You will be prompted to confirm the password. Retype the password
and press <Enter>.
To clear a set password, just press <Enter> when you are prompted to enter the
password. A message will show up confirming the password will be disabled.
Once the password is disabled, the system will boot and you can enter Setup
without entering any password.
When a password has been set, you will be prompted to enter it every time you
try to enter Setup. This prevents an unauthorized person from changing any
part of your system configuration.
Additionally, when a password is enabled, you can also have BIOS to request
a password each time the system is booted. This would prevent unauthorized
use of your computer. The setting to determine when the password prompt is
required is the Security Option of the Advanced BIOS Feature menu. If the
Security Option is set to System, the password is required both at boot and at
entry to Setup. If set to Setup, password prompt only occurs when you try to
enter Setup.
MSI Reminds You...
About Supervisor Password & User Password:
Supervisor password: Can enter and change the settings of
the setup menu.
User password:
Can only enter but do not have the
right to change the settings of the setup
menu.
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Appendix. Using 4- or 6-Channel
Appendix A: VIA VT8237 Serial ATA
Audio Function
RAID Introduction
The Southbridge VT8237 provides a hybrid solution that combines two
independent SATA ports for support of up to two Serial ATA (Serial ATA
RAID) drives.
Serial ATA (SATA) is the latest generation of the ATA interface. SATA
hard drives deliver blistering transfer speeds of up to 150MB/sec. Serial ATA
uses long, thin cables, making it easier to connect your drive and improving
the airflow inside your PC.
The key features of VT8237 SATA RAID are:
Support two SATA + two PATA hard disk drives.
Only SATA supports RAID.
Supports ATA 133 high performance hard disk drive.
Dual independent ATA channels and maximum connection of four
hard disk drives allowed.
5. Supports Ultra DMA mode 6/5/4/3/2/1/0, DMA mode 2/1/0, and PIO
mode 4/3/2/1/0.
6. Supports RAID 0 and RAID 1.
7. 4 KB to 64 KB striping block size support.
8. Bootable disk or disk array support.
9. Windows-based RAID configure and management software tool.
(Compatible with BIOS)
10. Supports hot-swap failed disk drive in RAID 1 array.
11. ATA SMART function support.
12. Microsoft Windows 98, Me, NT4.0, 2000, XP operating systems
support.
13. Event log for easy troubleshooting.
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Introduction
This section gives a brief introduction on the RAID-related background
knowledge and a brief introduction on VIA SATA RAID Host Controller. For
users wishing to install their VIA SATA RAID driver and RAID software,
proceed to Driver and RAID Software Installation section.
RAID Basics
RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) is a method of combining
two or more hard disk drives into one logical unit. The advantage of an Array
is to provide better performance or data fault tolerance. Fault tolerance is
achieved through data redundant operation, where if one drives fails, a mirrored
copy of the data can be found on another drive. This can prevent data loss if
the operating system fails or hangs. The individual disk drives in an array are
called “members”. The configuration information of each member is recorded
in the “reserved sector” that identifies the drive as a member. All disk members
in a formed disk array are recognized as a single physical drive to the operating
system.
Hard disk drives can be combined together through a few different
methods. The different methods are referred to as different RAID levels.
Different RAID levels represent different performance levels, security levels
and implementation costs. The RAID levels which the VIA VT8237 SATA
RAID Host Controller supports are RAID 0 and RAID 1. The table below
briefly introduced these RAID levels.
RAID Level No. of Drives
RAID 0
2
Capacity
Number drives * 2
(Striping)
RAID 1
(Mirroring)
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Benefits
Highest performance without data
protection
2
Smallest size
Data protection
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RAID 0 (Striping)
RAID 0 reads and writes sectors of data interleaved between multiple
drives. If any disk member fails, it affects the entire array. The disk array data
capacity is equal to the number of drive members times the capacity of the
smallest member. The striping block size can be set from 4KB to 64KB. RAID
0 does not support fault tolerance.
RAID 1 (Mirroring)
RAID 1 writes duplicate data onto a pair of drives and reads both sets of
data in parallel. If one of the mirrored drives suffers a mechanical failure or
does not respond, the remaining drive will continue to function. Due to
redundancy, the drive capacity of the array is the capacity of the smallest
drive. Under a RAID 1 setup, an extra drive called the .spare drive. can be
attached. Such a drive will be activated to replace a failed drive that is part of
a mirrored array. Due to the fault tolerance, if any RAID 1 drive fails, data
access will not be affected as long as there are other working drives in the
array.
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BIOS Configuration
When the system powers on during the POST (Power-On Self Test)
process, press <Tab> key to enter the BIOS configuration.
The Serial ATA RAID volume may be configured using the VIA Tech.
RAID BIOS. Always use the arrow keys to navigate the main menu, use up and
down arrow key to select the each item and press <Enter> to call out the list of
creation steps. The main interface of BIOS configuration utility is as below:
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Create Disk Array
Use the up and down arrow keys to select the Create Array command
and press <Enter>.
MSI Reminds You...
The “Channel”, “Drive Name”, “Mode” and “Size (GB)” in the
following example might be different from your system.
Select Array Mode and press <Enter>, a list of array modes will appear.
Highlight the target array mode that you want to create, and press <Enter> to
confirm the selection. If RAID 1 or RAID 0/1 is selected, an option list will
popup and enable the users to select Create only or Create and duplicate.
Create only will allow BIOS to only create an array. The data on the mirroring
drive may be different from the source drive. Create and duplicate lets BIOS
copy the data from the source to the mirroring drive.
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After array mode is selected, there are two methods to create a disk
array. One method is “Auto Setup” and the other one is “Select Disk Drives”.
Auto Setup allows BIOS to select the disk drives and create arrays automatically,
but it does not duplicate the mirroring drives even if the user selected Create
and duplicate for RAID 1. It is recommended all disk drives are new ones when
wanting to create an array. Select Disk Drives lets the user select the array
drives by their requirements. When using Select Disk Drives, the channel
column will be activated. Highlight the target drives that you want to use and
press <Enter> to select them. After all drives have been selected, press <Esc>
to go back to the creation steps menu.
If user selects a RAID 0 array in step 2, the block size of the array can also
be selected. Use the arrow key to highlight Block Size and press <Enter>,
then select a block size from the popup menu. The block size can be 4KB to
64KB.
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MSI Reminds You...
Even though 64KB is the recommended setting for most users, you
should choose the block size value which is best suited to your
specific RAID usage model.
4KB: For specialized usage models requiring 4KB blocks
8KB: For specialized usage models requiring 8KB blocks
16KB: Best for sequential transfers
32KB: Good for sequential transfers
64KB: Optimal setting
Use the arrow key to highlight Start Create Process and press <Enter>.
A warning message will appear, Press Y to finish the creation, or press N to
cancel the creation.
Important note: All existing content in the hard drive will be destroyed
after array creation.
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Delete Disk Array
A RAID can be deleted after it has been created. To delete a RAID, use
the following steps:
1. Select Delete Array in the main menu and press <Enter>. The channel
column will be activated.
2. Select the member of an array that is to be deleted and press <Enter>. A
warning message will show up, press Y to delete or press N to cancel.
Deleting a disk array will destroy all the data on the disk array except
RAID 1 arrays. When a RAID is deleted, the data on these two hard disk drives
will be reserved and become two normal disk drives.
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Create and Delete Spare Hard Drive
If a RAID 1 array is created and there are drives that do not belong to
other arrays, the one that has a capacity which is equal to or greater than the
array capacity can be selected as a spare drive for the RAID 1 array. Select
Create/Delete Spare and press <Enter>, the channel column will then be
activated. Select the drive that you want to use as a spare drive and press
<Enter>, the selected drive will be marked as Spare. The spare drive cannot be
accessed in an OS.
To delete a spare drive, highlight Create/Delete Spare and press <Enter>.
The spare drive will be highlighted, press <Enter> to delete the spare drive.
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View Serial Number of Hard Drive
Highlight Serial Number View and press <Enter>. Use arrow key to
select a drive, the selected drive’s serial number can be viewed in the last
column. The serial number is assigned by the disk drive manufacturer.
Press the F1 key to show the array status on the lower screen. If there are
no disk arrays then nothing will be displayed on the screen.
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Duplicate Critical RAID 1 Array
When booting up the system, BIOS will detect if the RAID 1 array has
any inconsistencies between user data and backup data. If BIOS detects any
inconsistencies, the status of the disk array will be marked as critical, and BIOS
will prompt the user to duplicate the RAID 1 in order to ensure the backup data
consistency with the user data.
If user selects Continue to boot, it will enable duplicating the array after
booting into OS.
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Rebuild Broken RAID 1 Array
When booting up the system, BIOS will detect if any member disk drives
of RAID has failed or is absent. If BIOS detects any disk drive failures or
missing disk drives, the status of the array will be marked as broken.
If BIOS detects a broken RAID 1 array but there is a spare hard drive
available for rebuilding the broken array, the spare hard drive will automatically
become the mirroring drive. BIOS will show a main interface just like a duplicated
RAID 1. Selecting Continue to boot enables the user to duplicate the array after
booting into operating system.
If BIOS detects a broken RAID 1 array but there is no spare hard drive
available for rebuilding the array, BIOS will provide several operations to
solve such problem.
1. Power off and Check the Failed Drive:
This item turns off the computer and replaces the failed hard drive with a
good one. If your computer does not support APM, you must turn off your
computer manually. After replacing the hard drive, boot into BIOS and select
Choose replacement drive and rebuild to rebuild the broken array.
2. Destroy the Mirroring Relationship:
This item cancels the data mirroring relationship of the broken array. For
broken RAID 1 arrays, the data on the surviving disk will remain after the
destroy operation. However, Destroy the Mirroring Relationship is not
recommend because the data on the remaining disk will be lost when the hard
drive is used to create another RAID 1 array.
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3. Choose Replacement Drive and Rebuild:
This item enables users to select an already-connected hard drive to
rebuild the broken array. After choosing a hard drive, the channel column will
be activated.
Highlight the target hard drive and press <Enter>, a warning message
will appear. Press Y to use that hard drive to rebuild, or press N to cancel.
Please note selecting option Y will destroy all the data on the selected hard
drive.
4. Continue to boot:
This item enables BIOS to skip the problem and continue booting into
OS.
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Installing RAID Software & Drivers
Install Driver in Windows OS
h New Windows OS (2000/XP/NT4) Installation
The following details the installation of the drivers while installing Windows
XP.
1. Start the installation:
Boot from the CD-ROM. Press F6 when the message "Press F6 if you
need to install third party SCSI or RAID driver" appears.
2. When the Windows Setup window is generated, press S to
specify an Additional Device(s).
3. Insert the driver diskette VIA VT6420/VT8237 Disk Driver into
drive A: and press <Enter>.
4. Depending on your operation system, choose VIA Serial ATA RAID
Controller(Windows XP), VIA Serial ATA RAID Controller(Windows 2000)
or VIA Serial ATA RAID Controller(Windows NT4) from the list that appears
on Windows XP Setup screen, press the <Enter> key.
5. Press <Enter> to continue with installation or if you need to specify
any additional devices to be installed, do so at this time. Once all devices are
specified, press <Enter> to continue with installation.
6. From the Windows XP Setup screen, press the <Enter> key. Setup
will now load all device files and then continue the Windows XP installation
h Existing Windows XP Driver Installation
1. Insert the MSI CD into the CD-ROM drive.
2. The CD will auto-run and the setup screen will appear.
3. Under the Driver tab, click on VIA SATA RAID Utility.
4. The drivers will be automatically installed.
h Confirming Windows XP Driver Installation
1. From Windows XP, open the Control Panel from My Computer
followed by the System icon.
2. Choose the Hardware tab, then click the Device Manager tab.
3. Click the "+" in front of the SCSI and RAID Controllers hardware
type. The driver VIA IDE RAID Host Controller should appear.
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Installation of VIA SATA RAID Utility
The VIA SATA RAID Utility is the software package that enables highperformance RAID 0 arrays in the Windows* XP operating system. This version
of VIA SATA RAID Utility contains the following key features:
h Serial ATA RAID driver for Windows XP
h VIA SATA RAID utility
h RAID0 and RAID1 functions
Insert the MSI CD and click on the VIA SATA RAID Utility to install the
software.
MSI Reminds You...
Due to the different specification of the mainboard you purchased,
the screen of MSI CD shown here may be slightly different from the
latest software utility and shall be held for reference only.
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The InstallShield Wizard will begin automatically for installation. Click on
the Next button to proceed the installation in the welcoming window.
Put a check mark in the check box to install the feature you want. Then click
Next button to proceed the installation.
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Using VIA RAID Tool
Once the installation is complete, go to Start ---> Programs --->VIA -->raid_tool.exe to enable VIA RAID Tool.
After the software is finished installation, it
will automatically started every time Windows is
initiated. You may double-click on the
icon shown
in the system tray of the tool bar to launch the VIA
RAID Tool utility.
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The main interface is divided into two windows and the toolbar above
contain the main functions. Click on these toolbar buttons to execute their
specific functions. The left windowpane displays the controller and disk drives
and the right windowpane displays the details of the controller or disk drives.
In KT6 Delta, the available features are as following:
View by Controller
View by Devices
View Event log
Help Topics
It means that VT8237 SATA RAID in KT6 Delta only has the feature of
monitoring the statuses of RAID 0 and RAID 1.
Click on
o r
button to determine the viewing type of left window pane. There are two viewing types: By controllers and by device. Click on
the object in the left window pane to display the status of the object in the right
windowpane. The following screen shows the status of Array 0---RAID 0.
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Click on the plus (+) symbol next to Array 0---RAID 0 to see the details of
each disk.
You may also use the same
Array 0---RAID 1.
o r
button to view the statuses of
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Click on the plus (+) symbol next to Array 0---RAID 1 to see the details of
each disk.
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