|Feb 20, 2013, 02:40 PM||#1|
SSD detected as HDD by OS X
I'm having some problems with a new SSD in a mid 09 1.86ghz macbook air.
I installed it and everything went ok until I checked for trim support (running 10.6.8), found out that Mac OS X has mistakenly identified the SSD as a conventional HDD and therefore won't enable trim. I did a clean install, smc and pram resets, even tried running Lion but I'm having the same problem. I know the SSD supports trim since I tried with Windows 7 on bootcamp and it reports it as enabled.
This is what System Profiler reports of the SSD (it's an apple toshiba unit)
NVidia MCP79 AHCI:
Product: MCP79 AHCI
Link Speed: 3 Gigabit
Negotiated Link Speed: 1.5 Gigabit
Description: AHCI Version 1.20 Supported
APPLE SSD TS128:
Capacity: 125.5 GB (125,500,104,704 bytes)
Model: APPLE SSD TS128
Serial Number: 01J850005045
Native Command Queuing: No
Removable Media: No
Detachable Drive: No
BSD Name: disk0
Medium Type: Rotational
Partition Map Type: GPT (GUID Partition Table)
S.M.A.R.T. status: Verified
Is there any way of fixing this?
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