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Thinkpad T430 need help getting second HDD/SSD to be recognized in optical bay


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I have an Icy Dock MB511SPO-B that works as a hot swap bay in the optical drive. I would like to use it in my T430, but it just doesn't get any power, any hard drive doesn't spin up in it.


I've tested it in another laptop and it works just fine. Powering the T430 on with it in doesn't work. Booting with DVD drive, then swapping also doesn't work.


However I can get it to work if I boot into BIOS with DVD drive, swap in bay, and then quit without saving. The BIOS still sees the DVD drive when it posts again but it works just fine within Windows. I'd rather not do this every time I start the laptop so is there any other way to get it working?

Thinkpad T430 - i7 3630QM, 16GB RAM, Intel HD 4000, 1080p display mod

Elitebook 8770W - i5 3320M (Temporary), 16GB RAM, GTX 980m (broken)

Main PC - AMD Ryzen 9 5950X, 64GB RAM, RTX 2080 Ti

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