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If the system doesn't see the drive there is nothing you can do via software to recover the drive as the drive no longer wants to talk to the OS, possibly because you've triggered some bug in its firmware and the drive now can't fully boot. In theory there could be a way by accessing the internal serial port of the drive, which was used in the past to ...


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The answer is no, the backplane isn't going to be a limiting factor. From Dell's technical guide for the PowerEdge R610 (http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/pedge/en/server-poweredge-r610-tech-guidebook.pdf) I cannot find anything to do with backplane negotiation speeds. In my experience working with servers, even on lower end SuperMicro servers ...


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Strange, I've done this several times without such outcome. hdparm --security-help hdparm --security-set-pass NULL /dev/my_ssd hdparm --security-erase NULL /dev/my_ssd Usually they drop their data instantly and then are working as a new devices. And hdparm will refuse to send erase command without setting NULL or any password first. Do you actually see ...


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No. Since the drive is damaged, it has bad sectors and all I/O operations fail on those bad sectors. chkdsk can only repair logical filesystem issues, not physical issues.


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I don't even understand the question here... but SATA disks in that server will downshift 3Gbps because of the controller. But it shouldn't matter unless you're using SATA SSDs.


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On a DL180G6 / SE326M1 with 25x2.5" . I tried 4 raid controllers, all work fine but the backplane is limiting sata drives/ssd to sata II ...



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