[ltp] Re: X301 SSD replacement

Paul Bolle linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 23 May 2014 16:06:07 +0200

On Fri, 2014-05-23 at 09:59 -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> 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

I'm too lazy to check thinkwiki.org, but the X41 had these BIOS
restriction too, didn't it? (Or has, as mine still boots.)

Paul Bolle