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Hub doesn't supply enough power to power SSD?

Tried booting up SD + SSD (SSD plugged into pi 3).  It appears the unit doesn't supply enough current to access the SSD correctly (get I/O errors, and fails to boot).  I set this up this SD + SSD using a Motorola Lapdock which supplied enough power to the pi3 to boot up and run off SSD.  


I find it odd a 18V 3A adapter doesn't supply enough power when a lapdock 19V 1.5A has no issues.


Suggestions?

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Tried again today and it worked.  Looking good.  will report again after a few days of use.

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