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Am I using IDE or AHCI?

I recently installed an SSD in my laptop, but according to what I've read AHCI mode is preferable to IDE mode for SATA drives, something that is set in the computer's BIOS. However, I don't have any ...
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Why Ubuntu 12.04 shows me AHCI error?

I installed 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and the computer won't boot. This is a Dell Precision Workstation 690 computer, which has a BIOS dated in 2006. It was running Red Hat EL 4 quite well. The Ubuntu ...
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How to disable built-in driver “AHCI” when installing 12.04?

I need to change AHCI module in Ubuntu, and I've always uses ahci.blacklist=yes. But now it doesn't work bcause AHCI is built-in the kernel, and CONFIG_SATA_AHCI=y not CONFIG_SATA_AHCI=m. What can I ...