Header Type ‘non-bridge’ single-func Vendor: Posted June 22, edited. 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. Posted January 20, Originally Posted by cbjaust. Since that worked I ran a cable up to my hot-swap cage, so I can take a SATA drive and slide it into the caddie and pop that into the cage without opening my computer up I was using the internal headers, not eSATA. Posted August 26, edited.

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Posted June 21, edited. Or is there any trick?

I wouldn’t be surprised if never gets fixed as it seems like hot-plugging was never truely supported throughout the whole ICH range under WinXp. A few seconds later autoplay popped up and it looked like windows treated it like I plugged in an external hard drive. Windows Registry Editor Version 5. Just to check, I tried plugging in the Seagate with the system running, and it appared to mount OK, plugg with no notification of any kind and no way to safely unmount it.

windows 7 – eSATA hotswap using Jmicron JMB controller – Super User

The original bytes were e8 xx xxwhere e8 is the opcode for the CALL instruction, and the bit immediate operand is the relative branch target. If you are paranoid, you can always go into the system jmciron and remove the drive from the system completely before unplugging olug powering down your eSata device. Or sign in with one jmicton these services Sign in with Facebook. Blog Random stuff… Comments Posts. This changes mov cl, 0x02 to mov cl, 0x A JMicron-specific driver is available only for Windows.


Only modifying register df[1: Sign up for a new account in our community. Fortunately, there is a procedure simple for the cognoscenti, somewhat more difficult for the novice that will salvage hot-swap ability and the possibility of RAID configuration.

And I’ve just run into the same problem you did.

JMicron JMB363 Add-on Card AHCI mode

I have not used this tool before; investigate it for yourself before installing unknown software. According to a SiliconImage knowledgebase article linked from HotSwap’s homepage, you may need to make sure the drive is powercycled unplug the power cable before reattaching the eSATA data cable.

It works just fine, it’s on pci express, so it’s not like your performance would be impaired. Could you pass on a link please of your setup? They might be similar enough you could replace one with the other, but they also might not be. There seems to be some confusion in this thread. I tried modifying the option ROM to also configure register 0x to this value, but had many problems booting.

The hang does not occur if the option ROM is skipped by setting 0xdf[6], so I use 0xa1 to be closer to what Linux does, although I notice no other differences between 0xf1 and 0xa1. Then also installed the Intel Matrix Storage Manager in Windows on top of what was already there again which added a console as an jmicgon on the program menu, but still plig tray icon, and no option anywhere that I can find for safely unmounting hardware.


I made changes at three locations: It seems like bits [1: Or sign in with one of these services.

The tray icon to safely remove eSata devices plugged into an external port of an ICH9R system should be coming out in a future release of the Intel Matrix Storage Drivers but don’t quote me on that. Posted January 27, Only modifying register df[1: Or just use JMicron controller for sata stuff. I can’t seem to hot swap an external SATA drive.

Pluf bytes b1 02 90 are two x86 instructions mov cl, 0x02; nop; See previous reply. According to all official info on Gigabyte and Intel websites recent ICH based chipsets shoud support hot-plugging: Please work with the latest bios and share it.