FWIW, I had a machine that's been "locking up" about once a day for
about a week, and yesterday it locked up permanently and would only boot
into emergency mode. The machine has 2 SATA hard disks and 1 SSD SATA
disk. Ubuntu was installed onto the SSD, with /home put on the big HDD.
I cleaned connectors,swapped cables, swapped SATA ports, with no
I disconnected the SSD drive, and reinstalled Ubuntu onto a regular hard
disk, reinstalled a lot of other software, and got the machine
I plugged the SSD back in, and the machine started locking up again. So
I unplugged the SSD and so far it works fine again.
Running 18.04.2; was 18.10 before the re-install but I decided to play
it safe and use the LTS version.
Seems like failing SSDs can cause lockups.
On 2/27/19 5:54 PM, compdoc wrote:
> On 2/27/19 6:19 PM, [hidden email] wrote:
>> Nobody can reproduce this? Ok nevermind.
> I havent had time to follow this thread closely, but I recently had an
> Adata SSD fail after running a couple months. Now, when I connect it
> as a second disk to any PC, the machine freezes or has long pauses
> when I try to access it.
> bad ssd?