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How to detect all 10 disk drives on 2 Port Multipliers attached to Marvell 88SE9130 based HBA?

I installed a SilverStone EC05 SATA HBA/RAID controller on a Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit system, kernel 3.13.0-24-generic. This EC05 PCI Express card is based on a Marvell 88SE9130 chip. lspci detects the ...
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Explain on how to setup a JBOD Ubuntu Server?

I have 3 hard drives. Two hard drives are SATA and one is IDE. C:\ - 300 GB SATA Hard Drive D:\ - 80 GB IDE hard drive. And third disk is not installed, assume as if it was. How do I merge all three ...
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Slow Data transfer (SATA 6) in ubuntu 12.04

my HDD gives 60MB/s transfer rate in windows 7. but in ubuntu it is only around 21-27MB/s. Any suggestions? config is corei3-2317U with intel HD4000
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Hard drive moving folders mysteriously

I had a pretty scary moment today (reminiscent of the highly illogical MS Word 'can't open file' moments that made me abandon Windows altogether) when a folder I was editing a LaTeX report in simply ...
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Unable to recognize SATA Wire USB

This is the specific product I purchased at Best Buy: http://www.apricorn.com/products/not...ta-wire-3.html I bought it in the hopes of recovering files from a laptop who's screen was cracked. ...
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ubuntu 13.10 only detecting sata port 5 and 6

Built the following HTPC: CPU: AMD A8-6500 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor CPU Cooler: Cooler Master GeminII M4 58.4 CFM Sleeve Bearing Motherboard: ASRock FM2A75 Pro4-M Micro ATX FM2 Memory: G.Skill ...
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Wrong disk geometry on USB enclosure

I have a sata disk formatted in a NAS that use it in linux raid 1. I have removed the disk from the NAS ed mounted it internally in a PC with linux. Linux correctly recognize the disk and I'm able ...
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Kernel resetting SATA link

On current (k)ubuntu saucy I see occasionally on my Lenovo Thinkpad T520 with dmesg: [23391.818508] ata4: exception Emask 0x10 SAct 0x0 SErr 0x4040000 action 0xe frozen [23391.818513] ata4: irq_stat ...
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Identification of HDD by SATA port number

How do I find out which motherboard SATA port number is an HDD connected to? We want to build a hdd copy software based on physical identification of SATA.
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Can't read partition table of 3TB USB disk

I've connected a 3TB disk via SATA and formatted it with a GPT partition table and added a single partition. Now, after moving the disk into an external enclosure and connecting it via USB, the ...
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Install ubuntu on 128GB SSD or 3TB SATA disk?

sorry for the silly question; for gaming/heavy programs on Ubuntu (PlayOnLinux, Wine, Steam etc.) and given the amount up updates that come and go plus, I am - at least under the impression that you ...
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Does Ubuntu support SATA drives in AHCI mode?

I have a current installation of Ubuntu 13. Will it boot if I switch my SATA controller to AHCI in BIOS? (I installed Ubuntu in IDE mode) I have to wait until I fix my GRUB (Windows ate it), so I ...
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Best configuration for 1 SSD and 2 HDD's?

I'm going to be buying a sata 3 motherboard (Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3) and a new SSD (SATA 3) as my boot/programs disk. In addition, I will be using my 2 old maxtor diamondback 10's (7200 - 300gb each) ...
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I have 4029 bad sectors. Should I worry?

My SATA drive is from 2009 and has been under some circumstances where it's not "Pleasant" for the drive, such as blackouts (lots of them). On Ubuntu 12.04 SMART reported 4029 bad sectors. I often do ...
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Good spindown for HDD on Media/NAS server

I am running a small media server that also doubles as a NAS drive in my house. I use it to host my Plex library along with my Subsonic library for Roku and my Droid's. It's a real simple ATOM server ...
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Why do my hardrives change dev links?

With every boot my HDDs randomly change places, as in sometimes my root partition is on sda, while other times it books on sdb.Its really not bothersome as I use UUID for fstab and such, but its ...
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How to figure out why a SATA hard-drive wont show in /dev/ and (therefore) wont mount

I had an external hard-drive which got messed up. I then opened it and plugged the SATA-Hard-Drive directly into my computer. But after boot it is just showing my IDE-Hard-Drive on which the OS is. No ...
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HDD performance is slow in ubuntu

I am running ubuntu 12.04(32 bit). Suddenly after a reboot my laptop did not detect HDD. After couple of restart it failed to detect HDD. Then i change sata mode to IDE from AHCI in BIOS. Then it ...
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Problem with external sata hdd [closed]

My PC can't read external sata hdd which i took off the old lap-top. I bought case for sata hdd which work on USB 2.0 . At my other PC and friends PC it worked ok, because he have and windows and ...
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PCI SATA controller recommendation

I want to add a couple of SATA drives using a PCI SATA controller. Do you have any recommendations for me that will work with 12.04?
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Are these sata errors dangerous?

I'm getting these errors ramdomly, and I don't know if its normal or not. [39441.061856] ata3.00: failed to read SCR 1 (Emask=0x40) [39441.061866] ata3.01: failed to read SCR 1 (Emask=0x40) ...