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Ans:- No, not currently. The Memtest software is made for the traditional PC-BIOS environment whereas the Minnowboard has the new [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unified_Extensible_Firmware_Interface UEFI] firmware. So, until a new version of Memtest is released for the UEFI, it won't work.
 
Ans:- No, not currently. The Memtest software is made for the traditional PC-BIOS environment whereas the Minnowboard has the new [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unified_Extensible_Firmware_Interface UEFI] firmware. So, until a new version of Memtest is released for the UEFI, it won't work.
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==== 2. Does the MinnowBoard support [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_multiplier SATA port multiplier] functions? ====
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Ans:- Yes, the SATA controller on the Minnowboard does have the hardware support for a SATA port multiplier but there is no software support for it at this time.

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1. Does Memtest work on the Minnowboard?

Ans:- No, not currently. The Memtest software is made for the traditional PC-BIOS environment whereas the Minnowboard has the new UEFI firmware. So, until a new version of Memtest is released for the UEFI, it won't work.

2. Does the MinnowBoard support SATA port multiplier functions?

Ans:- Yes, the SATA controller on the Minnowboard does have the hardware support for a SATA port multiplier but there is no software support for it at this time.