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ssd not recognized on T480

2019-10-09, 3:25 AM

Hi

I've bought a SATA III SSD to put on the second slot of my laptop but I haven't done enough research by the way this SSD doesn't work on this slot. So I had an amazing idea try it on the slot where my first SSD with fedora (Linux) work. It works I've installed Windows on the SSD but when I put my SSD with fedora in this slot back the SSD isn't recognized. 

I'm sorry for my terrible English and I hope someone could help me.

Thanks for reading,

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Re: ssd not recognized on T480

2019-10-16, 7:30 AM

From reading this forum, the second M.2 slot only supports NVMe SSDs, not the ones using the SATA protocol. (and obviously only the 42mm length (2242 format)).

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Re: ssd not recognized on T480

2019-10-16, 7:49 AM

Yes but this isn't my question

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Re: ssd not recognized on T480

2019-10-16, 16:20 PM

Indeed, I misread your question. I don't know what would prevent you from booting from the original SSD.

 

I swapped the original NVMe SSD with anouther (larger) one. To test the new one I installed windows from the recovery media, which worked OK. I then re-installed the original SSD (which still worked OK) while I waited for an external enclosure to arrive.

To summarise my limited experimentation : 2 NVMe SSDs, both with Windows : I could boot from the 2 without issues.

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Re: ssd not recognized on T480

2019-10-16, 20:08 PM

Boot into the BIOS and hit F9 to load setup defaults.


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Re: ssd not recognized on T480

2019-10-17, 1:56 AM

I've already tried this but doen't work :/

the support gave me a link to a special windows version, I'll try this one but before reset I want to save the data on my "old" SSD with Fedora. thank for your help I keep you informed

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