Clarification, somebody here said that WD said that they were stolen. Invalid serial # is normal for OEM drives. For all we know the OP is an eBay competitor of the seller with the batch in question, trying to get us to avoid that seller.
A cursory examination of eBay reveals drives with both...
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There is actually a second cache management bug as well referenced by Dell
Dell Express Flash NVMe PCIe SSD PM1725a firmware release | Driver Details | Dell Canada
Given that there is a deadly, complete data loss bug on Samsung PM1725a drives that is fixed by a firmware update which is totally unobtainable by any end user, IMHO it's irresponsible to recommend PM1725a to anyone. They are completely unsupported by Samsung.
Has anyone managed to update the BIOS on this board? Mine came with 1.10 and it's resisted all attempts to update.
With Instant Flash, it prompts me to select the BIOS on my USB stick and then the screen goes blank and nothing ever happens (with 1.20 or 1.30).
With the Windows flash utility...
That's positively a SFF-8639 (U.2) connector, not a SAS connector.
The drive is 12G SAS, if you have an older 6G SAS HBA and/or backplane and/or cable it may have the PWDIS issue. If you are using a fanout cable (e.g. MiniSAS to 4 SAS + SATA Power) try putting a Molex-to SATA power adapter onto...
I'm looking for a fanless web-managed 24-to-28-port 1GbE switch with 2 SFP+ 10Gb uplinks.
Any suggestions? No Microtik due to historical security concerns. No "cloud managed". Currently using an HPE but wow, HPE's site makes it impossible to find products. I did find an HPE unmanaged 1420...
Thanks - it looks like this combo requires an active cable. I checked the QLogic cable compatibility list and none of the part numbers were available for retail sale. I ended up trying one of these off-brand clones of the Brocade cable and it works perfectly...
I'm connecting QLogic Broadcom 10GBe SFP+ NICs to a Netgear XS512EM 10GbE switch with 2 SFP+ ports.
I tried these cables and they didn't work: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06Y5VFP2V
I don't get any network connection at all, the lights don't light up.