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    How to reformat HDD & SSD to 512B Sector Size

    Thanks a lot. These are 2019 drives. Maybe I'll take the gamble.
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    How to reformat HDD & SSD to 512B Sector Size

    Thank you! Oh brilliant. So there isn't some kind of firmware lock, then. What would be a compatible HBA? Just a SAS one in IT mode or is there a known model that works well? I might be getting 9 of them for about 300USD from a Netapp shelf.
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    FS: 4x Samsung SSD PM1643 3.84TB SAS 12Gb/s MZ-ILT3T8A

    Thank you. I assume that it wasn't too painful of you don't remember it well
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    FS: 4x Samsung SSD PM1643 3.84TB SAS 12Gb/s MZ-ILT3T8A

    Sorry to dig this thread up but how did you format them to 512? I have the opportunity to source some at a very good price and want to be sure I can use them. Did you use any special method\firmware or just sg_utils? Thanks
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    How to reformat HDD & SSD to 512B Sector Size

    Hi all, I found this thread and made an account just to ask you legends about this: I've been scrolling through here and couldn't find them, but have the opportunity to buy some Netapp 3.8TB Samsung SSDs with caddies for the shelf I use. It's an absolute bargain but I'm worried I won't be able...