I have a HP envy x360 laptop. I have 2 two disks on it.

1. PCIe NVMe SSD 500GB(windows pre-installed)
2. SATA Seagate HDD 1TB

I tried installing many linux operating systems on it including Ubuntu, but the installer cannot detect the SSD drive only the HDD.

How can I troubleshoot this problem ?


did you ever find an answer for this? I've been trying to install ubuntu on my x360 15m. I only have 1 SSD and the installer cannot see it.

In my research, I did see a situation where if you have 2 drives, you have to install and boot with just one, and then after you know it can boot, add the 2nd drive.

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    Many systems need both UEFI update from vendor and SSD firmware update for SSD. – oldfred Jan 22 at 18:56
  • Hi Collin, I tried installing many other linux distros by creating bootable USBs, none of them could see the PCIe NVMe SSD. I have now replaced the the SATA HDD with the SATA SSD. Now I installed the Arcolinux(an Arch spinoff) on the SATA SSD. The PCIe NVMe SSD is still lying unused ;) – codestruggle Jan 23 at 9:30

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