Questions tagged [ahci]

Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI) is the particular way SATA controllers communicate with storage devices.

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Ubuntu Dual-Boot Issue with Windows 10: Partition List Empty

When trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 on my PC (Windows already installed), the partition list during the Ubuntu install is empty. I'm installing from a bootable USB created using Rufus, ...
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Sata mode keeps changing to RST (dual boot)

I use Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 as a dual boot system. Every now and then (about every second month) the Sata mode is changed from AHCI to RST without me entering the BIOS. Can that happen after ...
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HDD not found after battery reset. LiveCD detects HDD

I did a battery reset. But then BIOS cant find HDD, LiveCD does though. With Battery reset i mean Remove charger Press battery reset-button with a needle for 30 seconds. Attach charger. Wait 1 hour. ...
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I'm trying to disable RST so I can install ubuntu alongside win10, but win10 keeps reverting my changes. What can I do? [duplicate]

When using this official guide (https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/ubuntu-installation-on-computers-with-intel-r-rst-enabled/15347), windows reverts my changes once I reboot. I have also tried the ...
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Correct way to change from RST to AHCI and implications

today I tried to install ubuntu on my computer (Lenovo Idea Pad Intel Core i7-8565U BIOS-Modus UEFI). I opted for a dual boot configuration. During the installation I received a message saying: This ...
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Can't install ubuntu (linux) on SSD, ssd not detected

I added an adata sx6000 lite SSD to my laptop (aspire 3 A315-55g-74nf). Now I want install linux on ssd but ubuntu can not detect my ssd. When I change SATA mode to AHCI I can't access boot and I have ...
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Dell Vostro 15 3590 laptop compatibility with Ubuntu dual boot with Windows 10 [duplicate]

I am planning to buy a new Dell Vostro 15 3590 laptop which will be preinstalled with Windows 10. So I want to know whether it will be compatible with Ubuntu or Linux distributions for dual boot. This ...
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I Cannot Change RAID to AHCI on BIOS

I am trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 and it says "Turn off Intel RST". I change SATA type from Intel Premium RST to AHCI on BIOS and i hit f10 to save changes and exit BIOS. But when I ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 with Intel RST systems - implications of running bcdedit command while safe boot has already been activated through msconfig

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 alongside Windows 10 on my Acer computer. While trying to install Ubuntu, I was prompted with a warning about Intel's RST needing to be turned off. Following Choice #...
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Dual Boot issue - AHCL or intel rst premium with intel optane system acceleration

I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 18.04 on my new laptop, which is an Asus ROG with windows 10 UEFI, core i7, 512GB SSD and 16GB RAM. On the installation type page, there were no download options and ...
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How to force the kernel to use a specific driver for a specific device?

I have an old iMac from 2010 here. It shall run Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa with an SSD. Unfortunately, the readeon driver does not support the EFI-Boot of the GPU (Radeon HD 4670). So, I obligatorily ...
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Hard disk not detected during Dual boot installation on New Acer Aspire A315-56 laptop

I purchased a new Acer Aspire A315-56 laptop few days ago with Windows 10 preinstalled in that. Now I wanted to dual boot with Ubuntu 20.04 version. I created the necessary USB bootable drive using ...
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How to troubleshoot AHCI hotplug?

my question is - what is needed to make AHCI (SATA, eSATA) hotplug work, and how to track down the cause in non-working setup (kernel config options, cmdline options, modules, packages, settings, etc.)...
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I can't change from RST to AHCI

I tried to install ubuntu 20.04 LTS but it says something about RST being enabled and I have to disable it. I did as https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/ubuntu-installation-on-computers-with-intel-r-rst-...
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Dual boot Ubuntu with Windows: cannot change from RAID to AHCI through BIOS

I recently got a new laptop HP Envy (Model: 15M-ED0023DX). Its full SSD machine and I want to the change the SATA from RAID to AHCI so that I could see the partitions when I boot from pendrive (Ubuntu)...
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No root file system is defined - iso file that skipps some installation steps

NVMe SSD please I have this problem with ubunto installation, I have an iso file that skips some installation steps, after that I choose the language, the installation crushes and it shows the message ...
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Problem with dual-booting

Some weeks ago I bought a new Lenovo IdeaPad S540 laptop with Intel RST controller mode by default. When I tried to dual-boot Windows, which was installed earlier with Ubuntu 20.04, I got a window ...
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Can't turn off RST for ubuntu installtion?

How do I turn off RST for the Ubuntu installation? I have 512 GB NVMe SSD and there is no option for turning off iRST or change hard disk controller to AHCI in BIOS, BIOS is at the latest version.
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Can't install ubuntu on evo 960 nvme

I have an MSI GT73VR. I have win 10 installed on a 1tb nvme. There is a second identical ssd that I want to put ubuntu on. When I boot from USB to install, it says that I have to disable rst and will ...
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Workaround to Install Ubuntu 20.04 with Intel RST systems

I tried to install Ubuntu 20.04 in my Dell G5 which has 2 drives. One with Windows 10 on it (256 GB) and another one with 1 TB capacity. I shrunk the volume of 1 TB by 150 GB and tried to install ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 RST Issue with no access to Advanced BIOS options

Installing Ubuntu 20.04 on dual boot windows HP Envy consumer laptop. Got the error to disable RST. Consumer HP lap with insyde bios f.47 which does not allow "Advanced option" to disable RST and ...
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How to recognize SSD drive with Intel 82801 Mobile SATA Controller in 'RAID mode'

I have a Dell Latitude 5300 with a SSD drive and with what lshw shows as ''82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode]''. BIOS is configured by default with SATA operation = "RAID On" mode and I don't ...
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Why am I unable to boot Ubuntu after motherboard change?

I have a Dell XPS 15 laptop and I had my motherboard replaced. After that I am no longer able to dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu. Of course I disabled Secure boot in BIOS. The problem is: if I set SATA ...
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Help with Dual Boot Windows 10 and changing from RAID to AHCI (Dell G3 3590)

So I was trying to install Ubuntu 19.10 alongside Windows. However, the Live USB doesn't recognize the 256 GB SSD where it's going to be installed, but it does recognize the additional 1 TB HDD. ...
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Do I need to change my SATA mode to AHCI from RST premium with Optane mode to dual boot? And how to do it without sacrificing Windows 10?

I tried to install Ubuntu 18.04LTS but Ubuntu doesn't recognize my SSD. Acer Predator ph315-52. i7 9th gen. UPDATE: I changed SATA mode to AHCI and successfully installed Ubuntu but Windows doesn't ...
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Installing Ubuntu on SATA ssd with Windows on pcie ssd

I have a laptop that came pre-installed with windows on a pcie ssd and was initially trying to dual boot Ubuntu on the same drive. This wasn't working because the laptop was set to rst premium with ...
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Device for Bootloader installation Dual Boot

I am planning to dual boot Ubuntu Budgie and Windows 10 on my Dell Inspiron 7591. It has a 512gb ssd with Windows 10 installed. I plan to buy another 512gb ssd and install ubuntu there. I just want to ...
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No hard drive detected during ubuntu 19.04 installation

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu 19.04 on a 2019 Dell Inspiron 7490 (service manual). When I get to the point of selecting a partition to install on, the installer can't find any hard drive and I just ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu in a laptop with Intel Optane

I am new in Linux and I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS in my laptop with a Dual Boot with Windows 10. My laptop is an Asus with 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD, and 16GB Intel Optane. The problem is that ...
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Stuck in grub_rescue and no access bios

I'm stuck in Grub_rescue on my laptop. I can only boot from Ubuntu Live USB, but in the installation, he does not recognise my SSD. Normally you should change the SATA-mode in the bios, but there is a ...
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CPU at 99-100% after installing Ubuntu

Yesterday I went to install ubuntu, but the screen would freeze during loading so I never really got to the installation screen. So I turned off the acpi as written in the link below and it worked. ...
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How to get Ubuntu to recognise an AHCI SSD using RAID mode

I have a RAID0 on my computer with Windows 10 installed, so in the BIOS it's in Intel RST. I happen to have a Samsung SM951 AHCI SSD which I want to put in and install Ubuntu on. However, I cannot see ...
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Black screen after new SATA card installation

I'm at a real loss right now... I don't even know how to move forward with troubleshooting. I have an old sata card that I swear used to work, but when I boot with it plugged into any of my boards ...
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Ubuntu got installed, but no GRUB screen?

I managed to install Ubuntu onto a SSD on AHCI mode. Alongside Win 10. Win 10 was pre-installed, has a boot loader in the UEFI, and in the UEFI there is nothing named Linux to begin with. How to get ...
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Installing dual boot Ubuntu 18.04 on dell xps 15 9570 RAID or AHCI

I have recently bought this a new dell xps15 9570 computer. I have partitioned the windows such that there is a partition with ~650GB empty. I have followed the instructions here When I start the ...
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Installing Ubuntu 18.04 alongside windows10, the SSD is not recognized

I have DELL Precision, with 512GB SSD. I did shrink the only Drive C, and made 125 GB of unallocated space to install Ubuntu on it. restarting the system choosing boot, install Ubuntu, the ...
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What Ubuntu Kernel Extensions were installed to enable SSD to run on non-AHCI motherboard?

A Dell Optiplex 390 is successfully outfitted with an SSD + 16.04. The internet indicates motherboard does not feature AHCI capability and that kernel extension are necessary to implement AHCI. ...
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How can I use SATA hot plugging in Ubuntu 16.04 on an Intel NUC NUC7i7DN board?

If I attach a SATA drive to the NUC(NUC7i7DN) after booting into Ubuntu 16.04, the drive is not recognised. Nothing shows up with lsblk or dmesg. If I restart, the drive shows up. Additionally, I am ...
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Dual Boot Windows 10 and Kubuntu - SATA AHCI vs RAID [error]

I dual installed Kubuntu on a computer with Windows 10, grub is on /dev/sda while the Windows boot manager is on /nvmesomethingsomething. To install it, I had to set SATA from RAID to AHCI in the ...
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RAID/AHCI Trouble installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 on Dell laptop

I need help installing Ubuntu on my Dell Inspiron 7577. Note, this laptop comes with windows 10 pre-installed on a SSD. I tried installing Ubuntu 17.10 using a USB device. But as I went on with the ...
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How to switch from IDE to AHCI [closed]

I have dualboot Xubuntu 16.04.03 and Windows 7, unfortunately SATA controller is switched to IDE and I would like to switch to AHCI for better performance and didn't find out how. When switched BIOS ...
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After Switching IDE to AHCI Ubuntu Installs But Won't Boot

So, after switching IDE to AHCI Ubuntu 16.04.03 installs fine, but won't boot. Just stays on purple screen. Here is my BootInfo summary.
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Long boot time on Dell XPS 13 9350

I installed Xubuntu 17.04 on my Dell XPS 13 9350. It looks like everything works fine except one thing. The boot time is more than 100 seconds. Here is the dmesg output. Scroll it to line 914: [ 4....
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SATA Drive is not detected when hotswapping

So from what I've read online, if AHCI is enabled in the BIOS, I should be able to hot-swap a SATA drive and it will supposedly "just work". However, that has not been my experience. When I hot-swap ...
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“No bootable device found” after Ubuntu installation hangs

Received my Dell XPS15 9550 today and the first thing on the todo list was installing Ubuntu 16. After some initial challenges which were fixed because the SSD was configured in the BIOS with "Raid ...
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Why doesn't the latest Ubuntu 16.04 build support AHCI out of the box?

So, in reference to this earlier question, which I can't comment on: https://askubuntu.com/questions/757142/16-04-kernel-support-for-ahci?newreg=b938c2416e6d40c8ac5c3233d16889e5 I am trying to PXE ...
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What is 'AHCI mode' - HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8

I have just purchased this server and I would like to install Ubuntu Server on it. I would like to keep RAID support, although I'm currently only using one HDD which will have my files and OS on it. I'...
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Strange SATA Problem / Ubuntu 14.04 / ASUS P8Z68V / OCZ Vertex 2

this is my first question, because i usually got things going myself. But this time i'm out of ideas. As mentioned in the thread title, i have a very strange problem with my SATA boot device. It ...
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Should I enable my Mobo Raid controller or leave it at AHCI?

I am setting up a raid storage volume, should I leave the sata controller on AHCI or switch it to raid when using Ubuntu's software side raid?
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Ubuntu + Windows 8 -> Dell 14z 5423 AHCI / ISRT

I just bought a Dell 14z 5423, which uses UEFI/GPT and Intel Smart Response on the Windows 8. I have been researching and studying how to use it as Dual boot. Thanks to this forum I was able to ...