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    Can't detect my nvme SSD on Linux mint edge boot usb

    need help installing linux on my thinkpad E14 I have a lenovo thinkpad e14 gen 5 amd and it has win 11 on the main 500 gb ssd.. i installed a secondary 1 tb nvme ssd and im using that to install mint on so i can duel boot but have each os on thier own ssd.. when i go to install mint from...
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    Boot Failure / System Crash - Same Screen Details Either Way

    Running a System 76 Galago Pro (10 years old), Linux Mint XFCE 21.1 Vera and I am very much a Novice to Intermediate Linux user. Very familiar with Linux but technically unsophisticated. It might boot and then crash, or just land on this screen at start up: You are in emergency mode. After...
  3. Meecka

    PCI-e 4.0 SSD not working on full speed

    Hi all! I have upgraded my storage to 2 tb Nvme SSD WD SN850x. According to specs, https://ssdrive.net/western-digital-black-sn850x-2-tb it has PCI-e 4 and writing speed 6600 mb/s. I installed it to latest Linux Mint Cinnamon (mobo Asus TUF B550M-Plus) after windows tests. But speed looks like...
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    Error wiping device: Failed to probe the device '/dev/sdb' (udisks-error-quark- 0)

    I get the error Error wiping device: Failed to probe the device '/dev/sdb' (udisks-error-quark, 0) whenever I try to format the drive. I am starting to get worried because I've tried lots of methods like the "security password XXXX" method, and they have not worked.
  5. Stellaris

    Is it possible to recover a failed SSD which is encrypted using Cryptsetup?

    I bought a Thinkpad t450 few months ago and it came with an Intel 256GB SSD. Then I wiped windows and installed Endevour OS on it and encrypted it using Cryptsetup. But I forgot to check hard drive health when I bought the laptop and unfortunately it failed to boot after using a week. My entire...
  6. StepWork

    External SSD don't work on Linux, but work with Windows. Please help me!

    Hello I’ve a External SSD, it don't work on Linux, but work with Windows. It’s a Portable SSD (Moblle SDUD STATA) 16TG USB 3.1 Typ-C connected to USB 3.0 Typ-A At Gnome Disks and GParted I see it, but I can’t format. Error: “device udisks-error-quark, 0” and “can't open input/output error” I...
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    DELL Latitude 7300 Ubuntu 18.04 NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD not detected + incorrect status

    Hi all, I have a dell pc running only ubuntu, it's not a dual boot. Surprisingly, I powered it on and found a weird critical error message: I have searched everywhere, I tried all the tricks that I know like removing the drive, removing the battery but till now, the problem is still...
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    My NVMe SSD only SOMETIMES does not get detected by linux...

    I can't seem to figure out why this is happening and by now I've tried just about everything, but basically sometimes when i boot up, for example ubuntu installation media it just does not detect the SSD or e.g. if i install ubuntu (or any other distro) on my SSD, sometimes it does not boot and...
  9. jeremyy44

    Adding cache drive to mdadm raid 5

    Hi so I just finished configuring my raid 5 that has 4 4tb drive and I was wondering what the best way to impliment a cache drive would be. If there is a good way what size would be enough? I tought of using a 128gb ssd to start with since what I usually transfer are media like movies series etc...
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    Crucial SSD not working, possible controller error

    Hi everyone. I'm trying to get an old SSD to be detected by my Fedora Linux installation. It is a Crucial M4 128GB sata drive which is producing a lot of errors and I fear it might be dead or dying. I currently get these messages when I connect it. Could somebody please interpret what this...
  11. Rafaelys

    Taking better advantage of SSD+HDD config in installation

    Hello, I am recovering my notebook, an old inspiron born in 2014 with a recently deceased HDD, with a new HDD and an SSD, adapting the new HDD via caddy in the optical driver. Thanks to support on other topics here I was able to have a backup in time. So my main question is how to install the...
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    MX Linux live USB installer not recognizing internal drive

    Hello, I am a first time linux user and I am trying to install MX Linux on my laptop's SSD. I first wiped the SSD and then made two partitions; one for installing the operating system on and one for the Swap thingy. The OS partition was formatted as ext4 and has around 230gb and the swap...
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    Question about complete bootable os and all program copy in live ubuntu using dd command

    I am upgrading from a 1 tb sata hdd to a 2 tb pciexpress ssd. The old drive is using around 700 gig of space with windows 10 load and my games and programs etc. My plan is to boot to ubuntu live session and use dd command to copy the old drive exactly how the data is written on it to make the...
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    Installing Linux on PC with two drives?

    I have a SSD drive where I currently have windows 10 and a few other applications and then I have a HDD where I have most of my other files. To switch to Linux (The distro I have in mind is Linux Mint), do I need to clear both drives or just the SSD? Also, two games I enjoy playing have a bronze...
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    The file system F2FS is broken

    Hello everybody. There was a need to create swap. There was no free partition, so I decided to create swap in a file. I did everything according to the instructions https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Swap As a result, it was done: dd if=/dev/zero of=/swapfile bs=1M count=4096 chmod 600...
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    Installation Problems part 2: Linux installers won't recognize my Solid State Drive - Resolved

    Greetings. I have a Dell Inspiron laptop with a solid state drive (SSD). The laptop runs Windows 10, which I don't want too keep. The problem is that neither Debian or Ubuntu will recognize my SSD. This is how I solved the problem. I'm not sure if this will work if you want to dual boot Windows...
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    Linux Mint 19.1 is not been recognised after successfully installed on SSD in Caddy in place of DVD driver

    + Linux Mint 19.1 is installed successfully on a SSD in Caddy in place of DVD driver, on a Laptop Toshiba Satellite C650 + But after installing, Linux Mint 19.1 is not been recognised. + This SSD itself with the same Linux Mint 19.1, works fine when connecting it externally through an Enclosure...
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    Cautions during partitioning external SSD for Mint 19.1

    Could anyone please help me to find some previous topics or posts, about:- -- What are the cautions, to be considered while partitioning a new external SSD 120 GB, which will be used entirely for Mint 19.1, as dual boot beside Win7 on the internal HDD? -- In fact, I've searched about it, but...
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    What is the best partitioning and its sizes for SSD, to contain everything related to Mint 19.1

    What is the best partitioning and its sizes for SSD, to contain everything related to Mint 19.1 ++ For a Laptop, 300GB HDD, 3GB Ram, USB2, with Win7. ++ To install Linux Mint 19.1, with a dual boot with Win7. ++ In the case of installing Linux Mint 19.1, on a 120GB SSD, mounted in a Caddy DVD...
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    How to install, setup, and then boot, Linux Mint, through caddy SSD?

    Hello Friends ++ I have already completed the step of downloading Linux Mint ISO, on my laptop (of windows 7), and burning it on DVDs and USB flashes. ++ Now, I have the following questions please:- 1 – how to prepare a SSD, in a caddy (placed instead of the DVD driver), to be used as a...
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