Serial ATA (SATA or Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) is a computer bus interface for connecting host bus adapters to mass storage devices such as hard disk drives and optical drives. Serial ATA was designed to replace the older ATA (AT Attachment) standard (also known as EIDE), offering many ...

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
5answers
269 views

Temporary external mounting of 3.5" SATA/IDE drives

What do you use for temporarily externally mounting 3.5" SATA and IDE hard drives? When I'm in the field and just have a laptop with me, I'd like to be able to mount a client's drive to my laptop for ...
9
votes
2answers
3k views

Is sata 2 backwards compatible with sata 1

Simple question, Is SATA 2 compatible with SATA 1.
14
votes
8answers
52k views

How do I make Linux recognize a new SATA /dev/sda drive I hot swapped in without rebooting?

Hot swapping out a failed SATA /dev/sda drive worked fine, but when I went to swap in a new drive, it wasn't recognized: [root@fs-2 ~]# tail -18 /var/log/messages May 5 16:54:35 fs-2 kernel: ata1: ...
0
votes
4answers
411 views

Wubi SATA Drive Problems

I installed Wubi on my 1TB Sata drive. Windows still works fine but Wubi won't boot. I believe this has to do with the sata drive? Ubuntu installed on a seperate partition works, but I would prefer ...