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Can not locate SSD in Disk Utility

  Jonesy8787 15:32 22 Jul 2019


Completely new to this, I have found there is an SSD I believe on this device by searching via terminal.

the device doesn't show with disk utility but does in system report

Capacity: 121.33 GB (121,332,826,112 bytes) Model: APPLE SSD SM128E
Revision: CXM09A1Q Serial Number: S0XDNYAD462520
Native Command Queuing: Yes Queue Depth: 32 Removable Media: No Detachable Drive: No BSD Name: disk1 Medium Type: Solid State TRIM Support: Yes Partition Map Type: GPT (GUID Partition Table) SMART status: Verified

I was looking to see if it was possible to install the OS on the ssd instead of the actual hard drive.

Hope I've made sense?

/dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: GUIDpartitionscheme *3.0 TB disk0 1: EFI EFI 209.7 MB disk0s1 2: Apple_APFS Container disk2 3.0 TB disk0s2

/dev/disk1 (internal, physical): #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: GUIDpartitionscheme *121.3 GB disk1 1: EFI EFI 209.7 MB disk1s4 2: Microsoft Basic Data > 16 EB disk1s5 3: Apple_APFS Container disk2 121.1 GB disk1s2

/dev/disk2 (synthesized): #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: APFS Container Scheme - +3.1 TB disk2 Physical Stores disk1s2, disk0s2 1: APFS Volume Macintosh HD 13.7 GB disk2s1 2: APFS Volume Preboot 22.7 MB disk2s2 3: APFS Volume Recovery 506.8 MB disk2s3 4: APFS Volume VM 2.1 GB disk2s4

Thanks in advance

  bremner 06:00 23 Jul 2019

It looks like you have a Fusion Drive

  Pine Man 09:52 23 Jul 2019

Fusion Drive is Apple's name for its implementation of a hybrid drive. It combines a hard disk drive with a solid-state drive and presents it as a single Core Storage managed logical volume with the space of both drives combined.

The operating system automatically manages the contents of the drive so the most frequently accessed files are stored on the SSD, while infrequently used items move to or stay on the hard drive.

  bremner 10:04 23 Jul 2019

That’s what the link explains

  wee eddie 10:55 23 Jul 2019


Promocode has been establishing a presence so the he could post Spam on another Thread - FE has been told

  Pine Man 13:19 23 Jul 2019


Sorry, did not spot your link.

  bremner 20:47 23 Jul 2019

Pine Man

My reply was not in response to your post but to that of promoocodes

  tombills 10:18 12 Sep 2019

I have also faced this issue regarding the SSD, however, this may mean that the ssd got corrupted or otherwise there may be an error in it, the error 43, click here, this has really helped me out and solved the issue, and thus the SSD issue will also be depleted.

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