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NVMe is a communications interface/protocol developed specially for SSDs (Solid State Drives).

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Ubuntu 20.04 no longer boots on Dell XPS 2019: grub sees the vnme disk, but the kernel doesn't

The machine is configured in dual boot Windows 10/Ubuntu 20.04. Windows boots fine, but attempting to boot Ubuntu throws me to the (initramfs) prompt because it can't find the root partition, which it ...
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Grub 2.04 taking forever to find Windows 10 in “Update-Grub” or system updates

Every time I update my system, grub quickly recognizes the Ubuntu systems, but then takes forever to find Windows 10, which it eventually does. I get the same result when I do a sudo update-grub. Are ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 won't trim my nvme

Since I installed Ubuntu 20.04 I was not able to manually trim my nvme with the command: sudo fstrim -v / or sudo fstrim -v /home (I have two separately partitions). So, when I was on Ubuntu 18.04 ...
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I ran nvme format -s1 and it says success formatting namespace 1 - failed to re-read partition table

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 20.x and I wanted to format the entire partiion b/c I am sending this computer back. I typed: sudo nvme format -s1 /dev/xxxx and it responded with after a few seconds:...
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nvme SSD problems - Cannot format - HDPARM permision denied

My Kingston 240G SSD has suffered some strange errors. While it had Windows 10 installed on it, it just reset to previous state after every re-boot (meaning no file changes whatsoever, uninstalled ...
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New USB NVMe drive does not show up in lsblk, dmesg says 'Unit Not Ready', Any Suggestions?

I've got a Brand New ORICO TCM3-C3 NVMe M.2 SSD enclosure which I am using with a WD Blue WDS500G2B0B-00YS70 500Gb NVMe ssd (also new) When I plug it in I get the usual ping of a USB device being ...
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ubuntu is not booting up as it should

I installed the disruptive Ubuntu after a couple of failed attempts when the nvme key was not responding to my credentials but now after pacifying a couple of nuisance I can login with out major ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 very slow [duplicate]

I am Windows user for quite a long time and wanted to try Ubuntu. With no experience of using any other OS than Windows, I started searching about Linux and found that Ubuntu is by far the most ...
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ubuntu-20.04-desktop-amd64.iso installation fails on Laptop with NVMe drive

I am not able to install Ubuntu 20.04 on Lenovo laptop. Unfortunately, the installation stalls when I define the mount point, enter name and password to set up the computer name and then click on the "...
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Dual Boot - NVME SDD and HDD

I have a 256 GB NVME SSD (Windows installed from factory) and a 1 TB HDD (in which I have installed Ubuntu). The boot sector for windows is in the SSD and the boot sector for Ubuntu is in the HDD. ...
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I can't format or acess the nvme disk (error no data available, quark, 0)

One day my PC doesn't wanted boot and even recognize the SSD anymore. So I changed the disk and tried format the ssd but nothing that I try worked. Below is what I already tried to fix this ssd: 1 ...
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19.10 NVME Install on old hardware

I have just installed Ubuntu 19.10 desktop on an old Dell 7020 for a work colleague. The install has been performed onto a 1TB NVME drive which is located on a PCIE adapter. The motherboard has no M....
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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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M.2 NVMe Adapter not working

I have an EZCast S8000 Adapter for my old SSD, which is working fine on my Windows partition on my Lenovo 720-15ikb, but on the Ubuntu 19.10 partition it just shows up for a second and unmounts ...
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Install Ubuntu on a RAID from Live CD?

I'm thinking about setting up Ubuntu 20.04 in a new environment where 2 NVMe SSDs are installed. Is it possible to use them in a RAID1? Maybe even with ZFS? I thought about creating the RAID1 in a ...
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dd command to clone an SSD to an NVMe

In my windows 10 system, I boot from a 500 GB SSD that has two partitions, both NTFS. I want to clone that to make bootable an internal M.2 NVMe I have installed. At first, I could get it to copy, but ...
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Nvme SSD not showing up after sudden black screen

I use dual boot windows 10 / Ubuntu 18.04 both on one ssd. One day I was working on Ubuntu and suddenly a black screen with lots of text started showing up exts-fs error something like that. I went ...
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Bad blocks reported by the kernel, none to be found after scanning

Recently a system that I mainly use over SSH stopped working. I rebooted it and it showed error messages (sorry, didn't take a photo) saying the disk needed to be checked. I checked the disk with fsck ...
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nvme(kingston a2000) sometimes stops giving response in ubuntu 18.04(dell Inspiron 15 5580)

I installed new nvme in my Inspiron 15 5580. The laptop boots fine with my nvme but the problem is that sometimes it stops responding (not able to read anything). Most of the time it happens at the ...
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Boot loop after installing Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows 10

I have a Dell G3 3590 laptop with Core i5 9300H CPU, GTX 1650 GPU and 8GB RAM. I have Windows 10 installed on my 256GB SSD and I have another 1TB HDD in my laptop, so I partitioned 300GB of the HDD ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 & 19.10 reboot machine upon “shutdown -h now”, if NVME SSD is connected

I have a strange problem, where I don't even really know how to investigate it. The machine starts reboot and stops shutting down on shutdown -h now, when an NVME SSD is connected. The syslog, after ...
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Ubuntu on external PCIe SSD - poor read/write performance

I bought a PCIe SSD (Toshiba RC100-M22242-240G) and a case for this (FIDECO M.2 NVME SSD Case) and installed Ubuntu 18.04 on that SSD which is connected to my computer via USB3. However, when I do a ...
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Bus errors after upgrade to 18.04.3 with system on nvme

I have HP ProBook_450_G6 with 18.04.3 on nvme disk . Got the bus errors below after upgrading to 18.04.3. Gnome gets locked, reboot not possible even from text shell (by Ctrl-Alt-F2). Only power ...
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19.10 - NVMe - blk_update_request errors

So I have a Dell XPS 9560 with a SK Hynix PC400 NVMe 512GB drive. I had this drive in my Latitude 7480 previously with 19.04 and all was fine. When I moved the drive to the 9560 I clean installed 19....
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Experiencing total system freeze on Ubuntu 19.10

It has been a while that I am experiencing some sever random system freeze with my new laptop with Ubuntu 19.04 as well as 19.10. I suspected that something might be wrong with the hardware as the ...
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Ubuntu freezes and shows errors

My ubuntu freezes and then shows a black screen with looping error texts: systemd-journald: failed to write entry, ignoring: read-only file system ext4-fs error device nvme0n1p2 ext4_find_entry:1454:...
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How to change core booting language of Ubuntu?

I just got stucked - I have nvme encrypted disk with my ubuntu 18.06 and after updating core (5.3.0-28-generic) I can't input password for uncryption correctly. The problem is that core loading with ...
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Ubuntu bug - black screen after boot

I'm experiencing some weird bugs for some time now. I got Ubuntu 18.04.03 running on my Thinkpad T480s. It all started with a total freeze. I think this came from a grub update or security update ...
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No EFI partition found… Please go back and add an EFI system partition

I'm looking for help with the error message: No EFI partition found... Please go back and add an EFI system partition.. I had installed Ubuntu 19.10 as a dual boot with an existing Windows 10 HP ...
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Uninstalled Nvidia Drivers without resinstalling Nouveau, Crashed into Emergency Mode

I uninstalled Nvidia drivers without reinstalling the nouveau drivers (this was a stupid mistake), causing my OS to crash into emergency mode after the uninstallation. Restarting leads into booting ...
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Optiplex 7070 NvME not showing up on boot

I have tried the following: - Set SATA mode from RAID to AHCI - Disable Secure Boot - "nvme_load=YES (added to boot line pressing f12) per this link = https://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/19/...
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Noob storage and Partition Question(s) DIY Ubuntu Samba NAS

My question is, how should I configure my storage? What partitions should I do? What file system format(s)? Am I an idiot? EXT4 or ZFS? I am an experienced Windows computer user but have never tried ...
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Enabling Write Cache on External NVMe drive

I recently bought an external NVME Thunderbolt 3 enclosure to transfer large files between my work desktop (OS: Ubuntu 18.04) and work laptop (OS: Ubuntu 18.04). My read speeds are ~+2GB/s but my ...
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Dual Boot, separate M2 / NVMe hard drives. Windows not showing

Here's the problem broken down: I have two M2 drives One already has Windows 10 installed I installed Ubuntu on the second During install I noticed the windows drive was not showing in the "something ...
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Grub doesn't boot or detect my NVMe SSD after botched (X)Ubuntu upgrade

I had a Xubuntu installation happily working from a LVM partition in an SSD drive (NVMe). After many months without issue, I tried to upgrade it from 19.04 to 19.10 but it didn't finish successfully ...
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Dual Booting problem: Grub cannot detect Windows 10

This is my first time installing Ubuntu and using Linux so I'll try to explain everything I've done as well as state my assumptions. Please correct me if I am wrong anywhere. I bought a laptop which ...
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Poor NVME SSD Performance (only on Linux)

I'm using the dual boot for Windows and Ubuntu operating systems. I've Adata s40g NVME SSD 3500/1200 NVME m2 SSD. The SSD performing 2200/1200 on my Windows operating system and 1000/400 on my Linux ...
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Errors while installing 19.10 on Adata NVME SSD (blk_update_request: operation not supported error)

My Adata SSD was showing 100% health in Adata toolbox on Windows right prior installing Ubuntu. During installation and after system was installed, I see those errors spamming in system log all the ...
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nvme ssd, doesn't show up upon installing

I recently bought a Lenovo Legion Y530 and put an Adata XPG sx8200 SSD into it, but Ubuntu installation (both 18.04 and 19.10) can not see it, whilst it works perfectly with Windows 10. My BIOS SATA ...
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Installing Ubuntu 18.04.3 attempt on a NVMe SSD

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04.3 on a Ryzen 7 8-core system with a NVMe SSD AHCI SATA. The motherboard recognizes the on-board drive. The ISO installation CD reads an error message: no drive ...
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Mounting a drive is chaotic with the two NVMe SSD drives

My new computer has two NVMe SSD chips. Both are on the motherboard (no PCIe cards involved). On one of them there's the operating system and the other is for large data storage. For that, I wrote ...
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Computer does not support booting to a NVMe SSD

I have a Dell Optiplex 3040MT which runs Ubuntu 19.04 from an HDD via UEFI. I installed a NVMe SSD through a PCIe card adapter; Ubuntu sees it and I have R/W acccess. I want to use the SSD as my main ...
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Ubuntu 18.4 LTS With NVMe SSD On board Work slower than Normal SSD

Build new ubuntu 18.4 desktop with NVMe SSD, detail configuration as below Samsung 970 EVO Plus 250 GB NVMe M.2 PCIe Internal Solid State Drive (MZ-V7S250BW) Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB DDR4 3000 (PC4-...
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How to extend the root partition in Ubuntu 18.04

I have the following situation: Where I would like to extend the size of nvme0n1 from 8GB to 78 GB using the command line. Adding also fdisk as requested in comments: Any help is appreciated.
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nvme set-feature command failing

I am trying to set host id as mentioned in this manpage, to one of the nvme block devices, but it is failing... root@ubuntu1:/home/ubuntu-1/kernel/5.0.0/linux-5.0# echo "abcd" | nvme set-feature /dev/...
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NVMe M.2 drive trouble: Won't boot, can't format or reinstall, data accessible

My laptop ran out of battery and shut down at 0%. When I charged it back up, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS couldn't boot and dropped to initramfs after grub. Nothing I try will stick to get it working. At this ...
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18.04 or 19.04 on Samsung NVMe SSD → Bus errors

Beforehand: Did update BIOS (MB: Asus Z390-F) Did update NVMe SSD firmware (Samsung 970 EVO Plus, 500G) Did run memtest86 for hours (after the problems happened: is OK) CPU is Intel i5-9400 providing ...
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Upgrade to 18.04 fails with Grub error

On 10 HP Prodesk 600 G3 PCs with i5 3.4GHz CPUs, NVMe disks, and Ubuntu 17, I've been running Ubuntu 17 for an examination system. In order to upgrade Virtualbox, I had to upgrade 17 -> 18. Except, it ...
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How can I install GRUB to an external device to boot an internal FDE install?

I have a Dell Latitude e7250 which doesn't officially support NVME via UEFI and thus has no bootstrapping for it. I installed a Toshiba RC100 2242 NVME drive in an M.2 slot designated for WWAN cards ...
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Should I be worried about this nvme error-log output?

I ran the nvme error-log /dev/nvme0 command on the terminal. One of the entries gave this output ................. Entry[ 7] ................. error_count : 18446744069579341823 sqid : ...