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is it possible to get rid of this? I added a 512GB crucial m4 on an apricorn velo x2 pcie card.
 

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SDAVE

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Use mulitbeast.

I can't remember which option it is you check but it makes drives appear internal.

Anyway to do it natively? Or should I just leave it alone?

Don't wanna install any apps that have the ability to modify the whole system. It's a work machine :)
 
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SDAVE

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Hm, I did try Multibeast for the heck of it, but had issues.

Went back and removed all the kext's that it installed, and now the MP is running smoothly again :\

That will teach me not to mess with kext's.
 
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SDAVE

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My internal RAID1 volume also has the eject icon...

ODD ports or one of the bays?

I have a RAID0 on the ODD (2x 80GB Intel SSDs) and I have no eject button. Just the 512GB Crucial M4 (on the Apricorn Velo x2)
 
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JesterJJZ

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ODD ports or one of the bays?

I have a RAID0 on the ODD (2x 80GB Intel SSDs) and I have no eject button. Just the 512GB Crucial M4 (on the Apricorn Velo x2)

Internal bays 3 and 4.

I also have my boot with two SSDs in RAID0 on the ODD ports and no eject icon.
 
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I haven't a solution but this is an inherent issue with the velocity x2 IMO, it's a presentation issue with either the detection of the drive or the way in which the Velocity presents an attached drive via PCIe.

Somebody with a different brand of PCIe should chime in here and confirm/deny that the Mac is causing the external drive presentation issue or if it is the way in which the Velocity series presents attached storage. Anyone running a OCZ or OWC PCIe SSD?
 
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SDAVE

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I haven't a solution but this is an inherent issue with the velocity x2 IMO, it's a presentation issue with either the detection of the drive or the way in which the Velocity presents an attached drive via PCIe.

Somebody with a different brand of PCIe should chime in here and confirm/deny that the Mac is causing the external drive presentation issue or if it is the way in which the Velocity series presents attached storage. Anyone running a OCZ or OWC PCIe SSD?

OS X might be just seeing it as an eSATA device.

Honestly I don't mind the eject button, thought there would be an easy solution, though.

I'm getting fantastic R/W speeds so I don't mind as long as it works fine. :)
 
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Einz

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I have the same card but my SSD is the boot drive. I don't have the eject button.
 
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retroneo

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1. Remove the disk from the sidebar by control-clicking on it.

2. Create a folder on the SSD.

3. Drag the folder to the sidebar.

You can name the folder and give it an icon that exactly matched the disk if you like.
 
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GermanyChris

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So, what Kexts and goodies can I use with Multibeast on my Mac Pro? I thought Multibeast and iboot were for PC's which support possible execution of Mac OS X?

What purpose would it serve on native Apple hardware?

On a non hack I've used it to get non-apple NIC's functional both wired and WiFi. Stuff like this is becoming less and less important and Apple broadens it's supply base.
 
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VanhS

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is it possible to get rid of this? I added a 512GB crucial m4 on an apricorn velo x2 pcie card.

Hello Dave,

Do you have an E-mail address where I can contact you, because I have also a MacPro 3,1 (Early 2008) model and I'm trying to upgrade it as much a possible but I have soooo many questions. And I see all your posts here, so you must be the man to talk to :)

With kind regards,
Steve
 
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SDAVE

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Hello Dave,

Do you have an E-mail address where I can contact you, because I have also a MacPro 3,1 (Early 2008) model and I'm trying to upgrade it as much a possible but I have soooo many questions. And I see all your posts here, so you must be the man to talk to :)

With kind regards,
Steve

Sure :)

Just PM me here actually.

P.S. All the info I've found is either through this forum or google. :cool:
 
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