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For anybody curious I did solve this. First I determined that the charset on the old VFAT drive was ISO-8859-1 (very common for Windows). I then executed a rsync command with the option to convert the old charset to UTF-8 and that did the trick. Example: rsync -vaW --size-only --iconv=ISO-8859-1,utf-8 /media/Music/* '/media/username/Seagate Backup Plus ...


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I have a Seagate 1TB 5400RPM 64MB SATA 9,5MM Laptop Thin SSHD 8GB Flash, ST1000LM014 in my Samsung laptop, works perfectly and the speed up is noticeable. In theory this kind of disks should be perfectly equivalent to a normal disk at least at the basic "it works" level (it can create problems in seek optimization, but this is not in my experience). There ...


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You can't install TLP and laptop-mode-tools at the same time (the tlp package conflicts with the laptop-mode-tools package to prevent parallel install). I understand you want to have the equivalent of NOLM_HD_IDLE_TIMEOUT_SECONDS=7200 # 2 hours LM_AC_HD_POWERMGMT=1 NOLM_AC_HD_POWERMGMT=1 This translates to DISK_APM_LEVEL_ON_AC="1" ...


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Had the same problem with almost the exact same hardware. The issue was with the SATA mode. It needs to be changed to AHCI mode in the BIOS settings. This can be done with the instructions found here, printed below for completeness. Run Command Prompt as Admin Invoke a Safe Mode boot with the command: bcdedit /set {current} safeboot minimal ...



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