Re: Does 5.0.7 run well on modern hardware?
In article <48Pjk.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Bob Bailin <email@example.com> wrote:[color=blue]
>The main problem 5.0.7 has with modern motherboards is that it doesn't
>support native SATA controllers (AHCI). It will work with SATA drives
>if the BIOS is set to legacy mode, but that's not an option if you're dual
>booting with XP, which works much more efficiently in native AHCI mode.[/color]
As of MP5, OSR5 supports SATA/PATA controllers operating in native PCI IDE
mode. You can install in legacy mode, or use a recent wd btld. You are best
off using the current (wd_v3.0) supplement.
John DuBois [email]firstname.lastname@example.org[/email] KC6QKZ/AE [url]http://www.armory.com/~spcecdt/[/url]