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    Hitachi DF850 as JBOD, anyone got it to work?

    I bought pallets of Hitachi DF850 boxes and controllers (cuz I'm an idiot). The disks are 520 which I can successfully change to 512 using my desktop pc. However I can not for the life of me get SNM2 to connect to controller or get a drive box to function properly with sas drives, sata drives...
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    Formatting Hitachi 600GB SAS drives

    Hi, I recently got myself a few of used Hitachi HUC106060CSS600 drives for my home laboratory. The problem is that they come from Netapp server and probably are formatted differently. My main server, HP DL380 G6 with P410i doesn't even try and just spits out orange light, Fujisu Primergy RX300...
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    DKS5C-K300SS is beeping!

    Hi guys, I have 10 disk drives of SEAGATE ST9300653SS - DKS5C-K300SS Hitachi model, when I use HP DL380 G9 with HBA mode Enabled, I can NOT even see these drives directly, I have already tried by PC-3000, only PCB works, Mechanical parts are not working and platters not spinning, and there is...
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    FS: Rack Mount KVMs, EOL Drives and over run drives (HGST, SeaGate, WD)

    We're back! Or I'm back. We have some things in warehouse just sitting here and have never been used. Just an intro, we've been in the storage industry for over 25 years. We've mostly dealt with SIs, Business or contracts. If you have any questions or issues, feel free to message me here or at...
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    Hitachi DF-F800-RKAKS (+Y1KAS) as JBOD

    Hello there, I would like to use the following setup: Hitachi DF-F800-RKAKS with Enclosure Control Unit model: Y1KAS (p/n 3282443-A) connected to a Windows 2012 server (HP DL360e Gen 8) with SAS9207-8e (IT mode) using a K1BS cable (p/n 3276137-A) and I don’t get any progress. During the post...
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    FS: Pre-Cyber Monday sale! 44TB (11x4TB)

    Hello, I'm cleaning again and have 9x4TB Seagate and 2x4TB Hitachi cool-spin drives. (no warranty) As a bonus I'm throwing in an Areca raid card! (I've got many more Areca/LSI cards if interested) Get 44TB for super cheap!!! 11x 4TB +ARECA $600 + shipping (heavy box!!!) As always, I'll...
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    [US] Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 HUA722020ALA331 2TB 32 MB $32.99

    Status: Refurbished Warranty: 90 days Link: Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 HUA722020ALA331 2TB 32MB cache Internal Hard Drive | eBay
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    FS - Hitachi 400GB SAS SSD (HUSSL4040ASS600)

    Hi Guys, Maybe I can bring some Christmas cheer to anyone looking for these Enterprise SSD drives before I put them up on eBay. These are the 400GB SAS SSD Hitachi drives with the great endurance ratings of 35PB (35,000 TB). I picked up 2 from the famous thread posted by Whitey and I recently...
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    Thoughts on reliability of Seagate Enterprise SATA drives for RAID?

    Seagate consumer SATA drives have a bad-to-mixed impression as we all know, depending on model. I recently got my hands on a lightly used (~4k hrs) Seagate Enterprise Capacity 6TB (SATA) drive, with all the bells and whistles (2M hour MTBF, AFR of 0.44%, URE of 1 per 10E15 and 5-year warranty)...