I got the 1. Right now, I installed Ubuntu in my External hdd and it boots so slow 5mins? This by far is the weirdest ever. I even ran a hard disk benchmark inside Ubuntu which is inside the ext hdd , results were at par with a normal 2. I dunno, it still doesn’t work. I think USB 2. I also tried disabling the USB 2.

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I’m also having problems with the USB power. They haven’t replied yet. My external hard drive booting off my G31m-Es2L takes about 12mins.

It takes 10 times longer for the boot image and initramfs to load off the gigabyte ga-g31m-es2l usb than the K8NE did. So I tried an enclosure of a 3. I don’t know about the us 2.

There are no jumpers on 2. Hmm, is there a jumper on the back of the drive?

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So to sum it up: Copyright c Tweak Town Pty Ltd. It works fine except for one thing — USB speed booting off of the flash drives. Ga-g31m-ea2l 1 of 2 1 gigabyte ga-g31m-es2l usb Last Jump to page: However, after booting from the external hard gigabyte ga-g31m-es2l usb, it becomes normal speed.


I think USB 2. The time now is I also tried disabling the USB 2.

We receive spam notifications and will take immediate action! I don’t know what is happening! Tried other NON-beta releases and all are the same. But aside from the USB thing, this board rocks! Well, the USB booting is a no biggie because Gigabyte ga-g31m-es2l usb can wait.

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Very well could be that USB 2. I just tried now.

However, I just want to know in my heart that I did not buy a defective product. If they want me to make a video of the slow gigabyte ga-g31m-es2l usb comparison and post it somewhere, I will. I use several different flash drives with different configs for testing.

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Using the same external drive tried others as wellin my laptop ICH8 it is way faster. I ask that because I know some devices have their own controllers which can conflict with the onboard ones. Results 1 to 10 of I think only 5 people posted this issue over the internet.


It is normal as a normal hdd connected to a SATA port. They both gigabyte ga-g31m-es2l usb ICH7, if than even matters. I removed the hard drive from the gigabyte ga-g31m-es2l usb and ran it through one of my SATA ports.

Booting off with the same hard drive in my Laptop takes 2 mins. I gigabyte ga-g31m-es2l usb ran a hard disk benchmark inside Ubuntu which is inside the ext hddresults were at par with a normal 2. I think I’ll just stick with it because I’m already happy with this boards performance.

I got the 1.