[ltp] X40 upgrade notes (SSD, Ubuntu Precise)

Helmut Hullen linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
17 Jun 2012 16:42:00 +0200

Hallo, Henrique,

Du meintest am 17.06.12:

>>> 2. I purchased a PATA 1.8" SSD made by "Kingfast". The Ubuntu
>>> installer sees this fine, but, having installed it, the BIOS can't
>>> boot from it, saying "No operating system found".

>>> Solution (rather oddly): remove the jumper cap on the drive, so
>>> that, rather than being in "IDE master" mode, it's in "cable
>>> select" mode.


> Meh.  SSDs must have screwed up cable-select as it is not that common
> in generic hardware (and you're slightly better off with
> one-HDD-per-PATA-cable and jumpered as master, anyway).

"Cable select" works. But my Transcend SSDs need the jumper horizontal,  
not removed for this case.

About 12 hours wasted for searching in the wrong corner ...

Viele Gruesse!