The short version: With default BIOS settings (which enable USB 3 ports) for the Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P motherboard, the USB 2 ports do not work (at least in Linux), only the two external USB 3 ports. In Linux, the GRUB configuration parameter “GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX” …

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