There are 1 PCIe x16 slots on this motherboard. Are these known issues that have workarounds? Posted December 10, I have a M3AEM motherboard and have got the lawless copy working like a charm. I can only guess that the demise of the original MB ruined them. Go into bios and make sure raid is disabled. Please check with your supplier for exact offers.

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Your drive is not supported. I’m returning this board tomorrow.

Asus Motherboard M3A78-EM User Manual: Sata 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, And E-sata

That is only required if your running a raid array. Please refer to the specification page The product electricalelectronic equipment, Mercury-containing button cell battery should not be placed in municipal waste.

Make sure in bios that it treats the drives as ide, not sata. Or sign in with one of these services.

The exact setup that worked for the iDeneb install will not work for the Lawless isntall. I had 2 g maxtor hard drives as storage on my old computer. Booted m3a78-e Express Gate, checked it out and then booted into XP. I’m using the M3AEM also and have managed to get to and through the OS X installation screens on the Lawless distro, but no successful boot as of yet.


Asus m3aem amd dual core processor wd sata drive onboard video and sound I have searched the net but have not found the same problem. Already have an account? I sats it up and installed XP with no third party drivers. I’m leaning toward one of the first two.

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Sign in Already have an account? Register a new account. Please refer specification pages for full details. The ASUS Q-Connector allows you to connect or disconnect chassis front panel cables in one easy step with one complete module.

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The iDeneb installed for me but gave me the still waiting for root device after install yes m378-em used the amd options in the customize window and even tried several kernels I gave up on getting that to boot and started the process over again with a lawlessppc Booted into Windows and ran the Asus CD.

I returned it because the NB 85c at idle required too much active cooling for m378-em quiet system.

Posted with my Lawless Leopard To wake the system and return to the OS environment, simply click the mouse or press a key. I have both ide and sata hard drives and dvd drives at my disposal, and another m37a8-em up and running also. Previous 1 2 3 template Next. You seem to have the most similar mobo with m3a78-me success story, if you could please help me, or someone out there. But I was Amped to get it to install last night.


Originally posted by xenios View Post. I have it all working with specs below. AMD Phenom 2.

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I reread my inquiry to them and I didn’t mention a card. Oh yah, make sure that the sata connecters are plugged into the sata connectors for the ide or sata side of the drives. This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.