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    Oracle HGST and 9300-16i no spin up

    Hello all. I recently got my hands on 10 Oracle branded HGST 10TB drives. I bought an LSI 9300-16i off ebay and flashed the firmware to IT mode. I attached one of the HGST drives and absolutely nothing happens. I started my diagnostics and searches. After confirming the firmware was flashed...
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    Weird issue with NETAPP X412_HKCBF560A15

    Hey All, Hope someone may have an idea or two with this issue. Recently, I went ahead and bought several SAS HDD's ( NETAPP X412_HKCBF560A15 ) from Ebay which I then connected to my ARC-1883IX RAID controller via mini SAS SFF-8643 to (4) 29pin SFF-8482 cables. When I power on my server the...
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    Oracle-branded HGST drives unusable in KTN-STL3?

    Hi all, Recently got some 4TB Oracle-Branded HGST drives with the hopes of using them in my storage array, but it appears they must have some kind of custom firmware that prevents them from being used outside of Oracle systems. The drives show up fine on my proxmox host, but the drives seem...
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    Help with Finding Correct Firmware Updates for HGST/HP-Rebranded SAS2 SSDs?

    Hello, I've got several HGST Ultrastar HUSMM1616ASS200/HUSMM1616ASS204 that I bought as a bundle. I thought they were identical (except for the minor difference in encryption bits (the 4 vs 0), which I don't care about ... yet). However, they fall into two groups: EMC Branding: These show up...
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    4KN drive issues

    I am hoping someone could help me understand what's going on. I have two HGST HUS726060ALN610 6TB 4kn drives and I'm trying to create a btrfs raid1 (in Ubuntu 22.04). fdisk -l: Disk /dev/sdc: 5.46 TiB, 6001175126016 bytes, 1465130646 sectors Disk model: 726060ALN610 Units: sectors of 1 * 4096 =...
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    Looking for Latest Firmware for HGST HDN726060ALE614

    Hi, Any idea if there is a firmware update? I would like to update just in case and maybe to solve the overheating issue. P.S. Also this HDD is getting 56 degrees hot under write, its bare outside with esata. I moved to more modern drives and they dont get as hot, I have one x16 14tb on top...
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    Badblocks Report

    I just ran a 'badblocks' command over some of my old HGST 3TB platters I exchanged recently here overnight. It appears to me a drive just died tonight during the testing as it wrote an 11.6G output file of bad blocks and can't be accessed anymore. I tested the drive on Thursday last week with...
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    Flash HGST HUS724040ALS640 with A280

    Hello, I have 2 HGST HUS724040ALS640 drives and I want to flash them with the A280 firmware. I bought them from an online seller and I don't know where they came from. Currently both of them are reporting to be Hitachi DKW2E-H4R0SS. I'm a noob in hdd firmware flashing, never did it before, so I...
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    How to get smartctl-like information from HGST SAS drives (?)

    Hey, Wondering if anyone knows if there's a good way to get hard drive statistics from HGST SAS drives using mpt3sas driver. I didn't realize until recently SAS doesn't report statistics for smartmontools, so I was scanning them with smartctl trying to figure out why I couldn't get stats like...
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    HGST 60 Bay (12Gbps) HDD Restrictions?

    Anyone have one of these and can confirm if they are locked to SAS only? I know they are supposed to be locked to WD, HGST or sandisk drives...
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    HUSMR1616ASS200 HGST 1.6TB SAS 12Gbps

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/HUSMR1616ASS200-HGST-1-6TB-SAS-12Gbps-2-5in-ENT-SSD-0B31079/284041231118?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 Seller accepted offer of $170.
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    HGST HUSMM1616ASS201 1.6TB $184.99 obo

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/HGST-1-6TB-SAS-SSD-2-5-SAS-12GBPS-12G-HARD-DRIVE-FITS-DELL-SERVER-R610-R710/324362657672?hash=item4b85855f88:g:cVkAAOSwDr9fpGNq Has anyone bought some of these? If so, how much life is left? Another auction here for $221 obo...
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    HGST Niagara v4.3

    Anyone on the boards that knows how to use this software? Looking to change SAS speeds on some SAS3 SSDs. Your help will be much appreciated!! I will send you some beer $$
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    HGST HUSMM8040ASS201 OEM firmware

    Anyone have OEM firmware file for HUSMM8040ASS201 ? Any sources to download the files from?
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    Niagara v4.3: tweaking HGST SSD's

    Reference Info: FTP site: ftp://ftp.abacus.cz/distribuce/HGST/Niagara/ *User pdf is inside the Niagara folder* previous thread: https://forums.servethehome.com/index.php?threads/hgst-husmm1640ass201-husmm1640ass204-oem-firmware.23028/ see p. 48 of pdf for "device info", "device list" & "dsi xx"...
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    HGST SAS3 Drives with 20k Hours

    Howdy, I got these four drives off of ebay, sold as "new", at a good price, $139, for this seller: deals2day-364. Now, I didn't expect them to be new, but I didn't expect the drives to have 20k power-on hours either. The fact that they are sold as "new" when they have even more hours than the...
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    Need Advice for SAS 12Gpbs Drives

    I am debating between these three types of drives: 1. HGST HE8 HUH728080AL4200 8TB 7.2k SAS 12GB/s 3.5" https://www.ebay.com/itm/HGST-HE8-8TB-7-2k-SAS-12GB-s-3-5-HUH728080AL4200-FOR-SERVER-USE-ONLY/224010990332 2. Seagate ST8000NM0065 8TB 7200RPM 3.5IN 4KN SAS-12GBPS...
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    HGST 7K4000 HUS724030ALS640 3TB SAS shows errors in Linux

    I am a servethehome noob. I read posts all the time, but have rarely posted before. My setup: SGI Rackable SE3016 bought May-2016 LSI SAS 9200-8e HBA bought May-2016 Brand new SuperMicro CSE-836E16-R92JBD with BPN-SAS2-836EL1 backplane bought May-2020 I have 7 (SATA) disks in my SGI Rackables...
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    The Elusive HGST Drive Manager

    After scouring the internet I finally found the HGST drive manager software. https://archive.org/details/hgstdm-34 Note that for working on windows, it requires a driver I have yet to find, but linux binaries are included too.