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[Discuss] Boot issues on Thjinkpad W520 with SSD

I installed Fedora 21 on a Lenovo Thinkpad w520 that has a 160GB SSD drive
Installed perfectly, booted up a few times including at the installfest.
The following Wednesday at the BLU meeting when booting got the usual
list of kernels, but after selecting the desired kernel I just got a
gray screen and no HD activity.

After the meeting I reinstalled from a DVD. Ran the live DVD and
installed to disk. The system was ok for a few days until last night
where I had the same issue. It has no problem booting from media. I was
also able to run the memory diagnostic. Memory tested ok.

Since the laptop is on warranty I am going to ship it back, but I would
like some ideas as to what might be happening. Could be that the SSD
drive itself may have some issues.

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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