[ltp] Re: X301 SSD replacement

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 23 May 2014 09:59:04 -0300

On Thu, 22 May 2014, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> > Is there some BIOS restriction or blacklist that would limit my choices?
> > Or can I install any SSD with the right form factor and connectors?
> AFAIK, in the Thinkpad world, BIOS restrictions on mass storage only
> ever existed on the T43.

Yeah, due to both the SATA-PATA bridge, which did dislike a few devices, and
the general unavailability at the time for the UNLOAD IMMEDIATE command
required by HDAPS and some of the ATA SECURITY SET commands used by the

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh