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Understanding smartctl -a output

I have 6 drives in a NAS box. Two of them are Seagates, and they return high RAW_VALUES for errors; see below. My other drives show far lower values. Is this cause for alarm? Or just the way ...
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1TB Seagate Barracuda ST31000528AS - Unexpected “Offline uncorrectable sectors”

I bought a 1TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 - ST31000528AS drive about 18 months ago because it had a 5-year warranty, and used it alongside a Samsung Spinpoint under Ubuntu Server as one half of a ...
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Are there freezing issues with the Seagate Barracuda ST31500341AS anymore?

I found this hard drive on NewEgg: Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS 1.5TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive (bare drive) - OEM ...
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Possible to migrate RAID 10 system from 2TB Seagate to 2TB WD?

A couple of our servers have ST32000641AS (2TB Seagate desktop drives) in RAID 10 using an Adaptec 2405 controller. I've been told by Adaptec that this is a bad idea and we have, in fact, already ...
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Freebsd 7.2: View firmware version for disks?

I'm running FreeBSD 7.2, with Seagate Cheetah (Model ST####) drives. We are having some problems with the SCSI drives on these machines. Our vendor says that updating the firmware on the drives may ...
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Seagate Cheetah Size

I just got some replacement drives for a server here, went to pop one in, and it turns out that the 72Gig for a Seagate is slightly below the 72gig of the Maxtors that we currently have. Does anyone ...
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Savvio disk in HP ML350 G5 server

Has anyone got real-life experience with using a Seagate Savvio disk in a HP ML350 G5 server. There are two things I'm worried about. Will it physically fit the tray, can the tray be inserted and ...
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EPC mode on Seagate Constellation using Linux

I need to set EPC mode on Seagate Constellation disks connected to LSI 9690SA-4l controller. This is because the controller is not compatible with the disks unless the EPC mode is set – according to ...
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Windows server detected error with hard disk

We have hosting Windows server 2008 R2 and I am working as admin in small company. The server is hanging and restarting as the hard disk seems to be damaged due to power fluctutaion(though having ...
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How to get more informatin regarding a Synology S.M.A.R.T error

I have a 3TB Seagate Barracuda (ST3000DM001-9YN1) that is less than a year old, and my Synology DS1512+ is reporting it as "S.M.A.R.T. Status = Abnormal" and telling me to replace the drive. While I ...
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Areca ARC 1261ML only sees 2TB on 4TB Disks

I recently acquired a Supermicro Box with a Areca ARC 1261 ML. I have installed 16 X Seagate ST4000VN000-1H4168 (4TB Drives). The ARC 1261ML controller only sees 2TB of usable space on the 4TB drive. ...
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iSCSI no longer recognizing NAS drives

I have two NAS (Seagate Black Armors) connected to our network through iSCSI to a Dell Optiplex 760 running 32-bit Windows 7 and Windows iSCSI Initiator. For some unknown reason, within the last week ...
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Hardware-based FDE question/concern

My question is basically this: What are people's experiences with hardware-based full disk encryption, esp from a security-auditing standpoint? More info: I'm specifically looking at the Seagate ...
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Huge disk write speed difference between two different servers

I have two servers, with similar disks. The first server has 4x300GB Seagate Cheetah 15K.5 model nº ST3300655SS 3.5'' RAID 10. The second 4x300GB Seagate Savvio 15K.3 model nº ST9300653SS 2.5'' RAID ...
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Cause of Current Pending Sector and Offline Uncorrectable increase and then decrease to zero

Over the course of a week, for a 3TB Seagate drive (ST3000DM001-1CH166), smartd reported a slowly increasing number of offline uncorrectable and currently unreadable (pending) sectors, then a ...
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Compatibility Problem: Intel Server Chassis SR1500 + Windows Server 2003 R2 + Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB

I got an Intel Server Chassis SR1500. Since there are 3 slots for hard disk, I put 2 Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB to Slot 0 and 1 to make a RAID1. For the last slot (Slot 2), I put a Seagate ...
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How to perform disk test attached to LSI RAID controller

I have four Seagate ST33000657 SAS drives attached to LSi 9260-4i controller. I want to test them for hw errors and bad sectors, before launching into production. I ve tried SeaTools, but it's not ...
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seagate faulty replacement hard drive

My Seagate hard disk got bad sectors and wasn't usable any more. Seagate's SeaTools utility also indicates that. It was under warranty; so I returned that in Seagate SeaCare center and got a ...
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New HDD swap in SAS 6 ir shows it is missing?

SETUP: Dell Poweredge T410 with Windows Server 2003, SAS 6 IR Raid-1. Both the original drives were Dell Certified Seagate Barracudas for enterprise, 250gb. The new HDD is a Seagate Barracuda 500gb, ...
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Replacing a hard drive in a mirror on a SAS6iR card with a non-Dell purchased drive

Does anyone know if the Dell SAS6IR cards that were sold around April of last year will still take off the shelf Seagate SATA drives or do they have to be purchased from Dell to be recognized? I know ...
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Difference between Seagate Expansion and GoFlex HDD [closed]

What are the significant differences between Seagate Expansion Portable 1 TB USB 3.0 (Model STAX1000302) and Seagate Free Agent GoFlex 1TB USB 3.0 (Model STAA1000302) except Data Encryption? I found ...