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Western Digital WD2500KS Caviar (250GB, SATA, 3.5 Inch)

DVD / CD / HD 3.5 Inch, Harddisk, SATA, Western Digital

Western Digital WD2500KS Caviar (250GB, SATA, 3.5 Inch)
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Updated: 10/03/2016 11:40

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Western Digital WD2500KS Caviar is a 250GB harddisk. It is automatically recognized and fully supported by the Linux kernel:

ata1.00: ATA-7: WDC WD2500KS-00MJB0, 02.01C03, max UDMA/133
ata1.00: 488397168 sectors, multi 0: LBA48
ata1.00: configured for UDMA/133
scsi 0:0:0:0: Direct-Access     ATA      WDC WD2500KS-00M 02.0 PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] 488397168 512-byte logical blocks: (250 GB/232 GiB)
sd 0:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg0 type 0
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Write Protect is off
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Mode Sense: 00 3a 00 00
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Write cache: enabled, read cache: enabled, doesn't
support DPO or FUA

Identified Hardware Configurations (1 Result)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Distribution
Kernel
Rating
Scan Date
Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 3.13.0-40-generic The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 07/12/2014

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One response to “Western Digital WD2500KS Caviar (250GB, SATA, 3.5 Inch)”

  • Frank Schindler says:

    No Problems. Linux have no Problems with HDD’s. The Problem is most the User.

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