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Questions tagged [sata]

SATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) is one of the most common bus interfaces for connecting mass storage devices to a computer system.

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PC suddenly froze and SSD is no longer recognisable

I was working on some project and suddenly the PC froze (mouse worked perfectly but every program i clicked on turned to "Not responding"). After reboot, the BIOS booted other OS from my HDD, later I ...
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Solaris 11.3 can't import a pool

I had some reboots last days and guess it's something to do with the SAS controller. But maybe I'm wrong. Any idea why the zpool import and zdb -e [pool] aborted or crashed with core dumps? ...
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Changing SATA cables, essentially changing computers without cutting off power to a drive

I was reading about SEDs, I came across a way of getting the data from an SED which is connected to an already running system, by plugging it into another computer without cutting the power supply to ...
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Can't retrieve hard disk S.M.A.R.T. data OR Temperature

Currently I have two hard disks , both are W.D Blue . The first one (320GB) shows SMART data correctly along the temperature . that drive is a SATA 2 rev 5 . the other hard disk (newer one (500GB) is ...
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Using physical disks from old RAID NAS

I had a WD MyCloud EX4100 NAS device with four 4TB SATA disks configured in a RAID 5 array (so, 16TB capacity, less overhead). A lightning strike rendered the device inoperable. It will not boot. ...
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Add PCIE SATA on motherboard for connecting to SSD

I currently have a very old motherboard and have recently bought an SSD. I then realized that my motherboard only supports 3Gbs SATA so it will bottleneck the SSD. I have the following motherboard: ...
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2 RAID Arrays on Z390 chipset (M.2x4 and SATA)

I need to know if this is possible. To have two RAID arrays on a z390 platform. The first being a boot drive composed of two M.2x4 pcie SSDs in RAID 1 and the other being composed of two SATA III SSDs ...
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Manually executing option roms (PCIe SATA storage card) [migrated]

I have an older Dell server, a Poweredge 2900 II, and I would like to use it with large HDDs (> 8 TB). For this, an expansion card is needed, since the motherboard nor the PERC RAID controller can ...
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Cant boot old drive after adding new drive

I have an HP EliteDesk 800 with a 500G drive on SATA-0. I added a 1TB drive on SATA-1. The 1TB drive came from a Window 8 machine where it was the primary drive. After the new drive was added the ...
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How to fix SATA drive hanging during file copy [duplicate]

I have an old laptop SATA hard drive with bad sectors that I'm trying to recover data from. I have it connected to a SATA-to-USB adapter, and I'm able to mount and browse it from Ubuntu 16. The ...
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ASUS Z87m/G30AB motherboard won't recognize WD Red 8TB HDD

I recently bought an 8TB WB MyBook and shucked the case to use the WD Red drive inside a PC. I test the drive in the enclosure befre shucking. I can't get 1 of my systems to recognize this drive. I ...
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Read data from Advanced Format disk over USB adapter

I have a WD Green 6TB HDD with data on it. When I plug it into either macOS or Windows, it always shows as 18TB empty. I'm using a SATA to USB 3 adapter to connect it, and it seems that it's lacking ...
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Supermicro backplane failure LED flashing

I have a Supermicro server with the SAS-833TQ backplane. The last 2 of the total 8 drives have a flashing failure (this is what the manual suggests anyways) LED. I am not convinced that those drives ...
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Why doesn't CrystalDiskInfo see my HBA-connected SSD?

I recently bought a PCIe-based HBA (Host Bus Adapter) (i.e. a PCIe-to-SATA card) to add an additional two SATA ports to my current system. The HBA has been working fine, and shows up in Device Manager ...
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M.2 SATA SSD not found by ASrock B450m pro

For the life of me I can't get my motherboard to recognize that there is a SATA stick in the M.2 slot of my ASRock B450m Pro4. This is an entirely fresh build, I'm unsure if there are special steps ...

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