This might sounds stupid, but my hardware skills are not very strong.
I have a 2U box with MegaRAID SAS 9260-4i - RAID 5 (3 x 3TB SATA III 6Gbps )
using mega raid cli tool here is the drive info.
Device Speed: 6.0Gb/s. but Link Speed: 3.0Gb/s
Raw Size: 2.728 TB [0x15d50a3b0 Sectors] Non Coerced Size: 2.728 TB [0x15d40a3b0 Sectors] Coerced Size: 2.728 TB [0x15d400000 Sectors] Emulated Drive: Yes Firmware state: Online, Spun Up Commissioned Spare : No Emergency Spare : No Device Firmware Level: CC47 Shield Counter: 0 Successful diagnostics completion on : N/A SAS Address(0): 0x5000ae40000168a8 Connected Port Number: 0(path0) Inquiry Data: Z1F0C8SHST3000DM001-9YN166 CC47 FDE Capable: Not Capable FDE Enable: Disable Secured: Unsecured Locked: Unlocked Needs EKM Attention: No Foreign State: None Device Speed: 6.0Gb/s Link Speed: 3.0Gb/s Media Type: Hard Disk Device Drive Temperature :24C (75.20 F) PI Eligibility: No Drive is formatted for PI information: No PI: No PI Port-0 : Port status: Active Port's Linkspeed: 3.0Gb/s Drive has flagged a S.M.A.R.T alert : No
I have updated the firmware on the card to the newest available firmware.
Not sure what Link speed means! can someone way in with more info?