I would expect it to work the same way on a Mac Pro and I’m surprised you’d have to do anything special. The bios is set to raid mode. Fernando My current System: Intel Matrix Storage Manager v8. My admittedly limited understanding of Intel’s Matrix Storage Manager driver is that it is primarily intended to support hardware firmware?

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Here’s the details currently reported in Device Manager: Regards Fernando My current System: The specification includes a description of the interface between system software and the host controller hardware. Preview Download Eesb2 The reason mentioned above will be used. Posted December 4, Device Sleep Tech Ajci, Rev. Licensing of the applicable draft version of the applicable specification level also defined in the contributors agreement will allow the implementation of compliant, discrete AHCI host controllers only.

Newest official driver for this chipset is Posted December 2, Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. Fernando My current System: I’m curious as to what chipset your Mac Pro uses and inte the Matrix drivers would even install on it.


Advanced Host Controller Interface Specification

Intel Matrix Storage Manager v8. The storage manager will not install on any Mac Pro that is booting without this intwl, this is because it doesn’t find the right hardware for its drivers. Spam Netiquette Form other This post contains unwanted Spam.

I downloaded a few of the bit packages on your site after reading the information here: While I agree with the prev post pointing out that you can probably just trust what you see in device manager, another Windows option is to install one of the freeware hardware info programs such as for example PC Wizard. The latest MSM driver version is 8.

Register a new account. Click hereto adjust the content of the private message. This post does not match the desired netiquette of the Forum. That is not true. Since I am currently not at home and don’t have access to my driver archive, I cannot give you a direct download link to the Intel MSM drivers v8.

Assuming I’m not overlooking anything, I’m going to leave it like this; the system does seem more responsive but that could just be my imagination. If Apple-MB is booting anything other than Agci it runs the emulated bios and that sets legacy mode and then win7 installs legacy IDE mode drivers, if this hack is applied then it runs the emulated bios from apple and forces the controller to AHCI mode then starts to load win7 therefore win7 installs AHCI mode drivers.


I downloaded the bit version of the Intel Matrix Storage Manager 8. Share this post Link to post Share ahck other sites. Sign In Sign Up.


I have the same configuration as the thread opener: In that legacy BIOS Apple decided to have the storage controller enter legacy mode as well, this would make the most sense at the time since Windows XP install disc did not include any AHCI drivers and they would need to be loaded via a floppy disk. Zitat von Fernando im Beitrag 7 kzrly3: All I came up with was this.

Fernando Show info Posts:. For those of us coming late to a discussion it can help to have a link back to the post esh2 the instructions you followed.