Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AADS (Hard Drive, 500 GB, SATA, 3 Gb/s, 32 MB Cache)

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Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AADS (Hard Drive, 500 GB, SATA, 3 Gb/s, 32 MB Cache)
Linux compatibility:
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Updated: 09/08/2016 16:07

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AADS is a 500 GB SATA hard drive. It is automatically recognized and fully supported by the Linux kernel:

ata2.00: HPA detected: current 976771055, native 976773168
ata2.00: ATA-8: WDC WD5000AADS-00S9B0, 01.00A01, max UDMA/133
ata2.00: 976771055 sectors, multi 0: LBA48 NCQ (depth 31/32), AA
ata2.00: configured for UDMA/133
scsi 1:0:0:0: Direct-Access     ATA      WDC WD5000AADS-0 0A01 PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
sd 1:0:0:0: [sdb] 976771055 512-byte logical blocks: (500 GB/465 GiB)
sd 1:0:0:0: [sdb] Write Protect is off
sd 1:0:0:0: [sdb] Mode Sense: 00 3a 00 00
sd 1:0:0:0: [sdb] Write cache: enabled, read cache: enabled, doesn't support DPO or FUA
sd 1:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg1 type 0
  sdc: sdc1 sdc2 < sdc5 sdc6 sdc7 sdc8 sdc9 sdc10 > sdc3 sdc4
sd 1:0:0:0: [sdb] Attached SCSI disk

Identified Hardware Configurations (5 Results)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
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Fedora release 23 (Twenty Three) 4.8.8-100.fc23.x86_64 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 27/11/2016
Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 4.4.0-45-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 09/11/2016
Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 4.4.0-38-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 05/10/2016
Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS 3.13.0-93-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 02/08/2016
Tanglu GNU/Linux 2 (Bartholomea Annulata) 3.16-3-amd64 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 10/08/2015

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