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comment HP 4TB SATA Midline in D2600 - what disk make is HP using & why WD RE4 don't work?
@DaveM definitely wasn't me voting anything down! Yes, it would have been useful for all if someone commented why e.g. an incorrect fact or suchlike.
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comment HP 4TB SATA Midline in D2600 - what disk make is HP using & why WD RE4 don't work?
@ewwhite yes, tell me about it... :D problem is storing research data with minimal funding... I've managed this for years by using HP crates/servers filled with identical but non-HP drives, and persuading folk to pay for that is getting blood-out-of-a-stone from folk who otherwise feel external hard drives are an adequate data storage solution [sigh]. I have some sympathy though, in that much of the funding is chartiable and HP are already taking a great deal of that money for the servers/crates. I also object slightly to HP taking a drive with 5year warranty to resell with a 1 year 2.5x cost
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comment HP 4TB SATA Midline in D2600 - what disk make is HP using & why WD RE4 don't work?
Dave, yea, there have been - ran the firmware update for everything with the HP SUM software, which checks their online repositry for the latest updates... everthing up to date for last few days so nothing new to fix this... :(
Apr
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comment HP 4TB SATA Midline in D2600 - what disk make is HP using & why WD RE4 don't work?
Is that Seagate for 4Tb, or generally Guntis? I've seen 1TB Seagate and WD, 2TB seem to gave been WD, and 4TB... unknown model as yet...
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comment HP 4TB SATA Midline in D2600 - what disk make is HP using & why WD RE4 don't work?
Couple of points to add, server is Dl380 G8, and P822 controller, which from what I can gather ought to work with 4TB...
Apr
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comment HP 4TB SATA Midline in D2600 - what disk make is HP using & why WD RE4 don't work?
Thanks Dave / Guntis.... will be interesting to see if anyone has had experience of any 4TB drives and this set up... one thing of interest - using 2TB non HP drives (RE4 again) works fine in this and our MSA60s, it is just the 4TB that doesn't. that said, i know the 2TB are the same model as HP use, but not yet whether HP have shipped the 4TB RE4
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