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HowTo: Real Thunderbolt HotPlug/HotSwap on the fly

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I am using a KGP X99 build. Although I have thunderbolt hot swap, it is only after I have booted with a thunderbolt drive attached. I would like to try this but my Asus X-99 AII bios is different, and my io reg is much different.
 

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Out of interest, how, precisely, was it that you unlocked those settings. I am thinking of attempting something similar on an Asrock board.
 
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I am using a KGP X99 build. Although I have thunderbolt hot swap, it is only after I have booted with a thunderbolt drive attached. I would like to try this but my Asus X-99 AII bios is different, and my io reg is much different.
Add this and that problem should be fixed. It applies power at every boot.

 
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Interesting post about some Gigabyte boards not having enough power to support the Force Power feature and requiring a pin jumper.
 
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I am using a KGP X99 build. Although I have thunderbolt hot swap, it is only after I have booted with a thunderbolt drive attached. I would like to try this but my Asus X-99 AII bios is different, and my io reg is much different.
I'm in the same situation. I tried with kgp ssdt for our X99 and Tbtforcepower.efi without success. have you got it?
 
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Asus X99-A II
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I am using a KGP X99 build. Although I have thunderbolt hot swap, it is only after I have booted with a thunderbolt drive attached. I would like to try this but my Asus X-99 AII bios is different, and my io reg is much different.
Any news?
 
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