Here's how: 1) Obtain an empty USB flash drive, or backup the data off of one you are using.
You will be erasing everything on this flash drive during this procedure.
The following is an attempt at a guide to help you determine if your motherboard is compatible with un RAID or not, and what potential problems you should be aware of: HPA The Compatibility Test The ultimate test of un RAID compatibility with any motherboard is to just try it.
If you are already using the motherboard in another computer or server, you can test it for un RAID compatibility without breaking your current setup.
Those looking to make purchase decisions will have more to go on than a casual statement of "it works perfect." When verification is received that a given board has passed the outlined level a check mark (✓) will be added and a link back to the thread as proof of the completion. The boards listed here have been added by users like you.
They were found to work with their specific set of drives, addon controllers, CPU, and RAM, and are not guaranteed in any way to work with other controllers, CPU, and RAM.
If it is possible, it is highly recommended to update to the latest BIOS of your Gigabyte board and disable the option to backup the BIOS to the hard drive.
The syslog(s) will provide some evidence of good functionality, and running the parity checks will establish good habits going forward.
Many boards listed below are now obsolete and discontinued. Sort by clicking twice on the little box with 2 triangles, at the bottom of the 'Date Added' column header.
Note to editors: if possible add virtualization info (eg. Perhaps in future we should add another column for it. It was updated only in the days of v4 and v5, has seen almost no updating since the advent of v6.
OK, so maybe your motherboard is not included on the list above, which is likely if your motherboard is relatively new.
This does not mean it is incompatible with un RAID, it only means that it hasn't been tested with un RAID.