Recent content by mnode

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    How to reformat HDD & SSD to 512B Sector Size

    No need to partition - You can tell the drive with sg3util what sector range you want it to "ignore" based on your sector size you set.
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    Raid controllers that support 520/528 byte sector size

    Not typically, without a lot of extra Frankenstein work. Sector sizes in multiples of 512 - are typically working directly with OS direct exposure - raw block based storage. Once you get into the 520, 528 odd ball - not increments of 512 they are meant for SAN network arrays typically. The...
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    HGST: Unknown smart status after low level format

    First I would reboot the PC - see if it persists. Try this otherwise- Drive no longer accessible? Use DiskPart to fix it on Windows 10. Looks like you have a SATA drive?
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    HGST Ultrastar SSD1600MM FW B100, B300, B360

    Hi, I have a 93xx 12gb/s sas raid card and I am trying to get the correct firmware on my drive. When I go to HGST site to find firmware it says non G-tech product when I provide serial of drive. Drive itself is HUSMM1616ASS201 Does anyone have or know where I can get any of these three...