LSI9207-8i HBA controller, missing SMART status on some disks

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  1. Dan Fosnaes

    Dan Fosnaes New Member

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    Hi,

    I have a LSI 9207-8i controller with 2 LSI SFF8087 cables attached.
    I have 2x 4TB Seagate drives and 6x 8TB seagate NAS disks attached.

    On my 4 TB disks, i can see the SMART status, like running time, start/stop cycles etc.
    On my 8 TB disks, i cannot see the SMART status, i tried with crystalmarkinfo and through my Drive Scanner from stablebit. In drive scanner, it says that SMART is disabled.

    I should have updated the controller to the latest FW.
    The controller is flashed in IT mode.

    Anyone have any ideas ?

    Regards,
    Dan
     
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    i386 Well-Known Member

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    The 8tb drives are probably oem drives that show smart info only with the matching oem controllers/hbas.
     
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  3. Dan Fosnaes

    Dan Fosnaes New Member

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    It shows smart status, if you connect the drives to an onboard intel connector on a stock asrock motherboard.

    Before i purchased the LSI HBA i had the drives connected directly to my Asrock motherboard, where it showed the SMART info.

    Another bonus info is also that all the drives are bought as OEM.
     
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