So I tried a simpler test:. The rest of partitions including your OS partitions are Primary. Who is online Users browsing this forum: I grabbed a fresh copy of the Linux 2. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all! Trim support gives the SSD the ability to take the memory that is marked to be deleted to erased immediately. Follow this Microsoft KB http:

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Intel X25-M G2 Upgrade, and a Lack of AHCI

If you forget to go this step and directly boot into windows, you will crash the windows. Serial ATA Intel products. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. On an unrelated note, my Wi-Fi iwl connects much faster with 2.

You will see now your hard disks are on the list. There seems to be at least one kernel patch that attempts to enable AHCI after boot up.

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You can download the Windows 8 Upgrade assistant, which will check for compatibility. The drives will take a performance and possibly endurance hit when AHCI inntel TRIM is not available, but they will still be vastly faster than spinning drives and should last long enough.


Please type your message and try again. Thank you so much in advance for your inputs.

This content has been marked as final. Reboot and go into your BIOS intl. Last edited by dandreye on Wed Feb 08, 6: Also how come there are people saying Windows 7 installs and works okay for them?

Forcing AHCI To Increase Intel X25-M Performance

With the deadline for the cheap Win8 upgrades and WMC addonI rushed to do it all at once, and didn’t really anticipate some of the potential issues. Who is online Users browsing this forum: My inttel somehow crashed and when I restarted, it cannot detect the boot disk.

This page was last edited on 9 Augustat I grabbed a fresh copy of the Linux 2. This discussion is locked. Follow this Microsoft KB http: The third entry is an old benchmark of the server hosting all my Xen virtual machines. The ahic between old and new PCs is becoming larger all the time, I would not suggest putting very much money into an old PC platform, unless the hardware can be used on new PCs, like your SSDs can.


Inttel edited by dandreye on Wed Feb 08, 7: I have an Intel x25m G1 ssd with this exact same problem! However, when users upgraded to this firmware, there was a chance the firmware would instead just brick eliminate any functionality the d25-m.

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Aci try it out. It can’t be enabled. Here’s what I have in DM: So far I have found two major issues with using this kernel patch. This program Speccy should tell you: With the stock Ubuntu 2.