Questions tagged [ssd]

A no-moving-parts all-electronic storage device which replaces a spinning hard disk drive.

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Why my 500gb SSD has only 477056 inodes?

Filesystem Inodes IUsed IFree IUse% Mounted on udev 4030305 685 4029620 1% /dev tmpfs 4040316 1252 4039064 1% /run /dev/sdb1 477056 476282 ...
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How do I install linux mint on my system which has both SSD and HDD?

My SSD is of 256gb and my HDD is of 1TB. I want the HDD for larger files and I want Linux mint to be installed in SSD. I don't want to create a dual boot and I want my system to be a "Linux-only&...
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How do I get my HDD in my in my freshly installed Ubuntu?

I have a SSD and a HDD on my system. I had wiped my SSD and installed ubuntu a few days before. My HDD had three partitions at the time. Their names were GApps, TMV, and study. But ubuntu only ...
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Kernel Panic due to root partition on SSD not found

I am building an LFS and I use this .config for building the kernel. I have a HDD and SSD(ADATA 8200 PRO) and this LFS resides on a SSD partition. When I boot with parameters ro root=UUID=675d8907-...
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How can I check if a file/directory is on a fast drive like SSD? [duplicate]

I have a script which has a faster not-so-precise version and a slower thorough version (think recursive directory comparison or duplicate file search). I would like to run the slower version by ...
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Disk space is missing

I've been running a program lately that creates about 100-200GB of temp files each time. When this runs I'm often now running out of disk space...but I'm really not. When I run df -h I get: Filesystem ...
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Grub recognizing but not booting windows

I'm running Manjaro 20 installed on a M.2 SSD (nvme0n1). And Windows is installed on a separate SSD (sdb). Booting into Linux from grub works perfectly, but when I want to boot into windows from grub ...
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Do I need RAID 1 when setting up Btrfs on Linux?

I would like to install Debian setting up my disk using Btrfs. I have read on the Debian documentation (https://wiki.debian.org/Btrfs) on the recommendations section, it says that I should use at ...
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Does it make sense to use queue-depth when doing synchronous IO benchmark?

Does it make sense to have a queue depth > 1 when doing a synchronous IO benchmark? I was expecting the same result a of QD1, but QD32 does give better result? I thought it would just be ignored. ...
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Ubuntu installer doesn't recognize Windows 10 in SSD

I have this scene: An SSD of 500GB with Windows 10 installed inside. An Hard disk of 1TB which I have partitioned in 500GB for data and 500GB remaining free for Ubuntu 20 When I try to install ...
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SSD very slow copying files

I'm running Debian 10, and I have 3 SSDs, one of which is an m.2 (nvme), and I'm facing a strange issue when copying files between two internal SSDs, or even inside the same SSD: the copy (r/w) speed ...
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In UEFI Class 3 how install centos 8

I recently bought a sf514 ACER laptop. The BIOS of this laptop is UEFI Class 3, so it does not have AHCI mode. When I installed centos 8 it could not detect the nvme ssd hard drive, how do I install ...
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“systemctl start fstrim.timer” for ssd optimization not working on Debian 10

i just installed a 1TB kingston SSD, i cloned my HDD (with Debian 10) so nothing changed besides the performance, i want to set up TRIM for this SSD. So i've done this: $ sudo hdparm -I /dev/sda | ...
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change boot order which is a top-level item (ssd) - ubuntu 20.04 -ThinkStationP330

it is possible to change the top-level items in the order BUT not the sub ordered items in the ssd-item "M.2 Drive 1: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB" -> with an sudo apt upgrade Ubuntu ...
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CentOS 8 Installer not detecting the internal SSD

I have a 256 GB SSD in my laptop with Windows 10 as an OS. I want to install CentOS 8 for a dual boot setup, but the problem is that the CentOS setup could not detect my hard disk. The SATA SSD uses ...
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Boot from SSD not shown in BIOS, probably corrupted drive

This issue has occurred on my new 2 weeks old laptop, Lenovo ideapad L340 gaming. My setup is dual-boot Windows 10 and Manjaro. While I was playing a game on Windows, blue screen of death appeared, ...
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NGINX directio is not working (O_DIRECT flag in open(2) sys call )

Nginx configuration is location /conent/ { directio 200k; directio_alignment 4k; } Using SSD with ext4 file system with 4k block size, and journaling has been disabled, linux kernal version is 5.4., ...
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SSD not recognized on Ubuntu though Windows sees it

I recently bought an Acer Nitro-5 and wanted to try Linux on it for the first time. I booted from a USB-Stick as usual, however the OS (Manjaro, Pop!, Ubuntu tried them all) did not recognize my SSD ...
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SSD/NVME friendly MD RAID1 rebuild in Linux

I use SSD and NVME RAID1 arrays to store mostly virtual machine disks. More than 75% of the data are zeros (preallocated images, free space). If a disk fails and gets replaced, the rebuild copies and ...
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fstrim taking very long time

fstrim has recently started taking a long time. By long I mean 30 minutes. It used to take 30 seconds at most. And this happens when I run fstrim on a filesystem that I have just run fstrim on. The ...
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mce: hardware error cpu 0 machine check 0 bank 0. System just freezes, everything just stops including mouse on Linux Mint XFCE 20

My system was working fine but after the changes in past two days I started getting this problem. ​ The Changes I made: I added a 2GB 800mgz RAM stick and replaced my old HDD with a new SSD two days ...
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SSD is not visible in elementary OS

I installed elementary OS after deleting pre existing windows on my hard drive. But now, I cant see my SSD in linux drives list and somehow the second windows I had installed on my SSD vanished.
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How to use the internal HDD in a SSD+HDD laptop?

My Dell Vostro 3491 came with 1TB HDD and 256 SSD. Ubuntu was installed on the SSD and I can use the drive for storing and accessing files. But I am unable to access the HDD. From the disk utilities, ...
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How to install kali linux both ssd and internal hard drive

I want install kali linux. Only kali linux. Not a dual boot. I have a ssd and internal hard driive. How i partition while installing kali linux. Please help me.
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Does Linux fstrim.service conflict with Windows 10 optimization?

I have the following disk setup, a dual-boot with Windows 10 and Linux Mint 19.3: NAME LABEL SIZE FSTYPE MOUNTPOINT UUID sda 477G ...
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btrfs performance comparison: ssd with compression vs hdd without compression

Has anyone done any r/w performance comparisons using btrfs with compression enabled on an M.2 nvme ssd vs uncompressed hdd?
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Is it possible to define /home's sub folders physical location (SDD vs HDD) if the /home folder spans 2 physical volumes?

I have just installed Fedora on my laptop. I have 2 drives: SSD and HDD. I let Fedora to install Linux in both disks and decide the partitions by itself. This is how Fedora has created and setup the ...
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.7 - Finding SAS & SSD Disks Info

I have a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.7 system. I want to find SAS & SSD disks parts and which parts combine to form which mount points on system or database (Oracle 11gR2) level. For ...
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Unable to write a new partition table

it's my first post here and I have a problem to submit to you. It's been a few months now that I gave up after several attempts to fix an ssd problem on my laptop. This is kind of my last attempt here ...
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lsblk shows disk partitions but fdisk fails

I recently tried to power up my laptop and received a "Reboot and Select Proper Boot Device" error. This seems to indicate that the firmware is not able to find the boot partition. So, I ...
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ls: Crucial_X8: Permission denied

I hope this is a right community for asking this; if no, please advice a better one. I work on 256GB-ROM MacBook with MacOS Catalina. There're a lot of files and a lot of Xcode IDE temporary data. So ...
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smartctl/S.M.A.R.T usb pass-through for Patriot PXD?

I have a NVMe USB ssd ID 13fe:2570 Kingston Technology Company Inc. Patriot Memory It has Unknown USB bridge [0x13fe:0x2570 (0x5204)]. Does anyone know what is the correct parameter for smartctl -d ? ...
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I have ubuntu on SSD and HDD. How to boot into ubuntu on SSD instead of ubuntu on HDD

I had ubuntu 20.04 installed on my HDD and i copied it to my new partition (/dev/sdb4) on SSD, then i installed grub. Now whenever i select ubuntu on /dev/sdb4 (i.e. ubuntu on SSD) boot option, my ...
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Migrate Dual-boot system from HDD to SSD

I've a dell laptop that has a 512 GB Hard Disk. It has windows and Linux installed in it. I am planning to buy an SSD of similar size(500 GB or 512 GB). How should I migrate my whole system(Windows+...
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How to transfer ubuntu 20.10 from HDD to SSD, i already have windows 10 installed on SSD

I have a 128 GB SSD in which Windows 10 is installed and Ubuntu is installed in a HDD. I want to install Ubuntu on the SSD without making any changes to Windows 10. Is there any way I can transfer ...
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OpenBSD installation script does not recognise SATA-connected drives

My question is one that has been posted here before but merits a new thread since the solution given did not work for me. During the OpenBSD installation, only one device is recognized as a candidate ...
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fio: how to test for bs less than 1 filesystem-block size?

I am testing my SSDs and have two questions. SNIA has published specification PTS (SNIA) to test SSD . In many cases, it requires device to be tested for bs=0.5Ki !! What is the rational behind this? ...
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Ubuntu Server 20.04 (and 19.04) extremely high writes to SSD, remounted as readonly

I'm running a small home server which runs Ubuntu 20.04 (19.04 before). This server only runs docker and generally writes its data to a ZFS Pool that I mount (not really relevant for this story, just ...
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Tried installing PopOS on separate ssd while windows ssd was still plugged, now PopOS wont start even after installation

So the idea was to use one for windows and other for Pop OS, and selecting disk each time i wanted to enter Pop OS(with win OS SSD as default one), but i think i took a wrong turn here because i ...
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Optimizing SSD-HDD configuration in MBP(Mid-2012,A1278)

First and foremost, I don't even know a single concept about Unix and Linux. I just wanted to upgrade my mid-2012 MacBook pro A1278 with SSD(Crucial MX500 500GB) as the main drive(OS) and having my ...
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Migrating Linux from SSD to SSD, with only 1 NVMe slot

Currently, I have Windows and Ubuntu Linux set up on my 128 GB NVMe SSD. I'm planning on getting a 500 GB SSD, but since I only have one NVMe slot, I'm getting a USB adapter for it. I'm going to copy ...
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Trouble with size of partition (too small) after cloning disk/OS from USB flash drive to SSD

So, I have a Chromebook with two USB ports, a 128gb USB drive with my ideal Linux set up on it (Ubuntu 18.04, i3-gaps, other specific visual customizations) and an external/portable 500gb SSD that I ...
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Help with partitioning scheme for new Kubuntu dual boot

I have a 256 GB SSD and a 1TB HDD in my laptop. I want to dual-boot Kubuntu 20.04 with Windows 10. Please explain what exactly do /var and /tmp do, because I need to do some web developing and want to ...
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Is shred bad for erasing SSDs?

Whenever I sold a drive I've zeroed it once with shred from a live environment: sudo shred -vzn 0 /dev/sdX Before I double-checked it wasn't mounted. This is the fastest way to securely erase a drive ...
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fstab issue mount system call failed not a directory

I added two extra entries in my fstab file in an attempt to move tmp directories off SSD to HDD: /dev/sdb1 /tmp none bind 0 0 /dev/sdb1 /var/tmp none bind 0 0 However this stops my PC from booting ...
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Swap and SSD linux

I'm about to install Linux in an SSD and I have doubts about how much swap space I should allocate. I have a 1TB SSD drive and 16GB of RAM. I'm not sure if I even need to allocate space for the swap ...
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USB SSD not mounted but cannot format (LUKS format)

I am trying to encrypt a USB SSD attached to my tiny server with LUKS. The SSD is NOT mounted but still cannot format it. (sda1 is my external drive) sudo cryptsetup --verbose --verify-passphrase ...
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To avoid wearing out SD card containing the OS, is it better to have two partitions on an external solid state drive (OS + storage)?

Just to say, I have posted this question on the Raspberry Pi stack exchange, but I think it is a general Linux question (at least on the basic level to which my own knowledge extends), and that people ...
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Ssd connected via usb not getting powered on boot

I have a ssd connected to a sata to usb 3 adapter, and I'm trying to boot to it from a windows computer. When I've booted into windows and I can access the ssd, I can reboot and select the ssd as the ...
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OS partitions suddenly unmounted themselves

Previos similar problem Since I installed PopOS! 20.04 there was a problem, after 10 minutes using the OS it just close all my working windows, stop the Gnome interactions (I mean it doesn't change ...

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