Comment 167 for bug 445852

Vishal Rao (vishalrao) wrote :

FYI, my (solved) problem is/was NCQ not SMART as you can see in this comment in another bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/502219/comments/7

If you see "failed command READ FPDMA QUEUED" kind of logs in dmesg then that might be for you...

Basically you need to pass " libata.force=noncq " to the linux kernel boot param which I am doing but not sure what to do if people have multiple drives some properly supporting NCQ...