Bootit BM with M.2 SSD and Asus Z170-A?

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Bootit BM with M.2 SSD and Asus Z170-A?

Postby machare » Wed May 11, 2016 3:05 pm

I am trying to to use Bootit BM with a Samsung PM951 M.2 SSD attached to an Asus Z170-A motherboard.

First of all when I booted BM from a stick with just the M.2 SSd attached to the motherboard I got a warning saying it could not install.

I evenually managed an install but now Bootit BM thinks the SSD is 7.9GB or so big and won't let me create another partition.

The Asus 170-A is a new toy, so there maybe some settings I could change.

Windows 10 could create a partion on the rest of the SSD.

Is there anything I can do to get Bootit BM working properly with this SSD?
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Re: Bootit BM with M.2 SSD and Asus Z170-A?

Postby TeraByte Support » Wed May 11, 2016 8:27 pm

it gets it's information from the BIOS, so you'd start there, ensure the
drive is configured correctly in LBA mode and full drive size seen. If
it's a GPT drive, you'll only see the part of the drive the GPT is
configured to use.

"machare" wrote in message news:11490@public.bootitbm...

I am trying to to use Bootit BM with a Samsung PM951 M.2 SSD attached to an
Asus Z170-A motherboard.

First of all when I booted BM from a stick with just the M.2 SSd attached to
the motherboard I got a warning saying it could not install.

I evenually managed an install but now Bootit BM thinks the SSD is 7.9GB or
so big and won't let me create another partition.

The Asus 170-A is a new toy, so there maybe some settings I could change.

Windows 10 could create a partion on the rest of the SSD.

Is there anything I can do to get Bootit BM working properly with this SSD?

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Re: Bootit BM with M.2 SSD and Asus Z170-A?

Postby machare » Thu May 12, 2016 4:40 pm

Thank you, Looks like I managed to buy an M.2 SSD that is not compatible with my motherboard. - No wonder it was cheaper than the other models. :shock:
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