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Questions tagged [nvme]

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

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How do I setup a self-encrypting Opal 2.0 SSD?

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04.1 on a Lenovo ThinkPad L480 with an Opal 2.0 compatible NVMe SSD inside. As far as I understand, the drive is always encrypted, but I need to set a password so ...
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cloned SSD to NVME but system boots from SSD everytime

I had a running Ubuntu 18.04 system with single 250 GB SSD , I cloned it to my new NVME of exact same space . Now in EFI I gave NVME higher boot priority then SSD , but still the system loads Ubuntu ...
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Does Ubuntu 18.04 have trouble in recognize two NVMe SSDs?

My server has two NVMe flash SSD drives. It had no problem in using them with Ubuntu 16.04, but after I re-installed the server with Ubuntu 18.04, it detects only one NVMe drive. I switched the slot ...
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18.04 and 18.10 fail to boot nvme0: failed to set APST feature (-19)

I’m a relatively new Ubuntu user and I’ve bought a new laptop for developing. However, I’ve had a whole host of problems trying to get it working with Ubuntu. I’ve agonised over this for nearly two ...
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Any way to see when was the last time you updated the firmware of an SSD? (or at least pull out the raw firmware data to evaluate)

The reason I'm asking is a bit of worry, I've seen this entry on the security StackExchange and it's freaking me out. I have found out I haven't done a video recording of the installation of Windows ...
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After reinstalling Win10 cant boot Ubuntu - nvme SSD with GPT

on my Dell XPS 13" with UEFI "bios", I installed Ubuntu 18.04 some time ago as dualboot with preinstalled Windows 10. Back then I had to enable Legacy boot, resized the partition with gparted and ...
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NVMe SSD not visible in disk utilities when install Ubuntu 18.10 on macbook 2018

As the title says I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a MacBook 2018. I installed reFind. Ubuntu boots properly when I set nomodeset in the kernel options. Once the desktop loaded I do lspci -k but no ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 can not find hard drives or Windows

I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows 10 Pro on my new Lenovo P920 ThinkStation, however I have some problems which I think is related to mounting of the hard drive. Windows works ...
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Installing Ubuntu on HP envy x360 15cn does not detect the PCIe NVMe SSD drive

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, ...
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Should I use dd before testdisk? [duplicate]

Should I use dd or similar before I use testdisk? I reformatted an ntfs partition and would like to recover some of the data. I am using live ubuntu. Also is testdisk good for this type of job? Thank ...
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Rescue data from NVMe using external encolsure?

As per this question, would it work to put the NVMe disk into an external enclosure and extract the data from the encrypted data and /home partitions on an 8-year old laptop wih USB 2?
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Booting a NVMe drive

Note: this is kind of follow-up of this post: https://superuser.com/questions/1318478/booting-nvme-drive-with-a-bootloader, but I decided to post here since I'm trying to install and boot Ubuntu. ...
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Virtualbox Windows 10 guest cannot boot from NVMe

I have the latest Virtualbox 5.2.18 in a Ubuntu 18.04.1. I have a guest system Windows 10. I have a vmdk hard drive ( virtual drive) saved in a SSD disk ( the file .vmdk. So i have recently upgraded ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 fail to recognize my second nvme ssd

I've just purchased a second NVMe SSD for my laptop(which has dual m.2 slots both support nvme), planning to install ubuntu 18.04 onto it alongside windows 10 (which is installed on the first ssd). ...
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NVMe passthru on ESXi 6.5 , Ubuntu as the guest OS

Everyone. I have a problem getting the NVMe drive as pass-thru in the ESXi host. When I add new PCI and select the controller, Ubuntu shows up the Grub page and shut down immediately. The OS is ...
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How to get the temperature using hddtemp for a Samsung SSD/NVMe in Thinkpad T480

I try to read my SSD/NVMe temp in my T480. Therefore I want to use hddtemp as it runs as daemon in the background. Debugging hddtemp I get the following: sudo hddtemp /dev/nvme0n1 --debug ERROR: ...
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nvme and instalation

Hi I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my nvme ssd but this is what I get Error fsyncing/closing /dev/nvme0n1: Input/output error Error fsyncing/closing /dev/nvme0n1: Input/output error Input/output ...
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WD Black NVMe SSD 2018 is not working under Linux / Ubuntu

I've bought a new Western Digital (WD) Black NVMe SSD 2018, but can't install Linux on it. System freezes. And the only live image that will run is Lubuntu 18.04. Ubuntu and Mate live image (and ...
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16.04" lvm concatenated nvme lock up under high load

I'm running a VM in Google Cloud with Ubuntu 16.04; patches are up to date within a week or two. I'm using 6 "volatile SSD" drives, which are managed by the built-in nvme driver. I have them ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu 18.04 on 1950x Threadripper with NVMe SSD

I made a bootable usb with ubuntu 18 on it. And I'm having issues installing ubuntu 18.04. Below is where it gets stuck. I've edit the boot settings and set nomodeset when I pick "install ubuntu". ...
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NVMe partitions, dev/loop partitions?

I'm using an NVMe drive, but I don't understand what all these dev/loops- partitions are. Should I do something about it, or is this perfectly normal? df -h Filsystem Størrelse Brukt Tilgj. ...
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Server 18.04 install on NVMe?

I just got an NVMe in my machine that I using as a server, but I can't seem to get 18.04 installed. It crashes during the installation, as 17.10.4 does as well, that later crashes when it is trying to ...
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installation can't detect NVMe intel ssd

I know that quick fix would be changeing SATA mode from raid to AHCI, but I do not have that option in my lame boot setup. My laptop is acer aspire with insydeH20 rev5.0 (ver. 1.5), ssd intel pro ...
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“initramfs” error on boot ONLY on Dell XPS 13 (boots fine on other computer)

Been struggling with this for a few days now. I am an absolutely green and non-technical Ubuntu user (I like it for it's light-weight/malware-free nature). I repaired a hinge in the laptop that ...
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How to install ubuntu on on Asus ROG G701VIK

I have an ASUS ROG G701-VIK gaming laptop with 2* M2 SSD NVMe in a RAID-0 array in SATA mode and my BIOS has no option to change from SATA mode to AHCI mode. When I'm trying to install Ubuntu, the ...
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after plugging NVMe, SATA drive is gone from BIOS

I am installing and booting from internal NVMe SSD called "nvme0n1" and "nvme0n2". But my old SATA SSD is gone from: BIOS lsblk fdisk -l Though SATA is set to AHCI in BIOS. How can I access my SATA ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 and Nvidia Drivers

I got a new machine without any OS in it. The very first thing I did was to install Ubuntu 17.10. Here are some specs; i7 7700HQ GTX 1060 6 GB Samsung EVO 960 PRO m2 + 2 TB Seagate HDD The ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 nvme problems continue

I was recently watching netflix on ubuntu when all of a sudden the entire system froze. I couldn't do anything, the system was just stuck so I had to do a hard shutdown. After that the ubuntu loader ...
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Having a bunch of issues with Ubuntu 16.04 on WD Black NVMe drive

I'm still new to Ubuntu. Would appreciate any help with this, thank you. Here are my specs. I'm using a laptop Clevo P7xxTM1 with i7 8700 32GB RAM gtx 1070 GPU I dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu ...
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NAND Erase block size, NAND page size, partition alignment of Samsung 960 Pro

I'm about to install Lubuntu 17.10.1 onto a Samsung 960 Pro 1TB NVMe SSD. I've read and heard about that the 840 EVO had unusual erase block size (1536 KiB). I want to make sure I align the partitions ...
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How can I check the NVME specs

How can I check the specs of the installed NVME other than lshw which only shows the brand. I am looking to know the model and voltage/power. Moreover, is there anything one should know before buying ...
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Btrfs input/output error

I have a weird issue with a broken kernel image that broke when uninstalling. It looks like an hard drive error - however I am not 100% sure. I could maybe ignore this but as this is related to an ...
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SSD slow write speed on Ubuntu

I installed Samsung nvme 960 ssd on my laptop a few days ago which has max write speed up to 1500MB/s. Performance improved greatly but writing speed max at 600MB/s when I test benchmark with Disk ...
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Ubuntu Server installer garbled text / glitch art - how to install?

I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 17.10 on a new Lenovo P920 Workstation with a Samsung NVMe SSD hard disk drive. I tried Debian 9.3 first, but that did not recognize the SSD; Next try goes to ...
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Cannot suspend with NVMe M.2 SSD

I've installed a Samsung Pro 960 SSD, which is an NVMe M.2 Gen 3.0 x 4 Solid State Drive but in Ubuntu 16.04 it freezes trying to suspend and resume. It works ok in Windows 10. lsblk information $ ...
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How to set Intel SSD NVME irq Affinity on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

Thanks for reading this question (I looked everywhere to find an existing answer without success...) The question is in the title but here are more details: Here is my setup: I'm working with a ...
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Grub cannot load Windows 10 only BIOS can

Dell based Intel i7 6700HQ (Skylake) laptop with HM170 chipset and M.2 PCIe Gen 3.0 x 4 NVMe Samsung Pro 960 SSD formatted with GPT and booting with UEFI. Cannot boot Windows 10 from grub menu. When ...
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Weird inconsistent reads from large files with Samsung NVME drives

I have a new machine with 2 Samsung M.2 drives (one is the Samsung SSD 960 PRO 1TB, and one the 512GB variant). Mainboard is the ASRock X99 Taichi. Installation of Ubuntu 17.04 with kernel 4.10.0-37 ...
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Boot into nvme not supported by motherboard

I have a Dell PowerEdge 730. I installed ubuntu to its M2 drive using a live cd usb. But it doesn't boot to M2 since the motherboard doesn't detect it. Neither the bios nor grub seem to detect the ...
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nvme SSD df -h reports incorrect disk usage

I helped myself with this shiny new Samsung 960 EVO 250GB, and it is super fast, I am very happy with it. Now my disk is full, but df -h reports 33% used space... I really don't know where to start....
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Can I dual boot both windows 10 and ubuntu 16.04 on an NVMe m.2 ssd?

I want to buy a samsung 960 evo, this is a NVMe m.2 ssd and it is going in the m.2 socket on my motherboard. I want to install both Windows 10 and ubunutu 16.04 on this drive in UEFI mode. Will I be ...
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NVME can't see S.M.A.R.T. in gnome-disk-utility

I am using Ubuntu Mate 16.04. I bought an nvme ssd (Intel 600p) and am no longer able to view SMART data through gnome-disk-utility. I was able to see SMART using my old SATA ssd through this ...
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Kernel panic with new raw NVMe SSD plugged in 16.04

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on my regular hard disk. Now, I have a new NAND NVMe SSD (Samsung 3.2TB) that I would like to migrate to. So I plugin my new SSD using PCIE NVMe adapter into PCIE slot in ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - M.2 SSD doesn't display anything when using smartctl -a; unknown device type

All of my data on my M.2 SSD was deleted. It still works and data can be stored on it still. I wanted to check what the error was using smartctl, but when I type smartctl -a /dev/nvme0n1 it says /...
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NVMe for 16.04 OS [closed]

Would Ubuntu run on the "250GB Samsung 960 Evo M.2 2280 NVMe PCIe 3.0" card? (I have a Dell Notebook PCIe slot.)
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Thinkpad 13 2G - i7-7500U - NVME timeout aborting

I replace HD in my thinkpad, after this I have the following problem every 2 or 3 days resulting in a read only "root" or "home" volume/partition. Kernel version is: 4.11.1-041101-generic And SSD ...
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Ubuntu 17.04 Gnome on high end computer (NVMe)?

I'm about to build a heck of a PC and was thinking of dual booting with Windows, but, i just might "single boot" it only with Ubuntu (17.04 Gnome that i'm currently dual booting with Win10, as we ...
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Kernel 4.11 (rc) on Ubuntu 16.04.2

I have a Dell XPS 13 (9360) running Ubuntu 16.04.2 This machine has an NVME SSD drive which seems to draw much more power on Linux than on Windows since it cannot go to lower power states. Also, it ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16-04-1 with disk encryption on nvme SSD using 'Something Else'

While installing Ubuntu 16-04-1 from USB device on a Thinkpad P50 with SSD drive; and selecting "Erase disk and install Ubuntu"; and selecting Encrypt the new Ubuntu installation for security; it ...
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Ultra High Temperature of Samsung SM951 After Rebooting From Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have met a weird problem with Ubuntu and my SM951 NVMe SSD. My laptop is ThinkPad T460s with a 256G SM951 SSD installed, and I installed dual system(Windows 10 64bit Education and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS) ...