[rescue] [geeks] Problems with WD RE3 SATA disks on SPARC/S10?

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Fri Mar 19 12:04:51 CDT 2010

On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 09:27:01AM -0500, Bill Bradford wrote:
> Anybody else had problems using WD RE3 SATA disks on SPARC?
> See here for details:
> http://www.sunhelp.org/2010/03/18/anyone-else-having-problems-with-solaris-10-
> and-wd-sata-drives/
> I'd hoped to have the new SunHELP machine up this weekend, but since I
> can't afford another 1T drive right now that's put off until the disk
> issues are resolved.

I'd like to publicly thank Hichael Morton for purchasing a Hitachi Deskstar
1TB SATA drive and having it overnighted to me, so I can get the server
upgrade done while doing some testing and debugging (and if necessary,
warranty replacement) on the WD RE3 hard disk.

You folks are awesome.


Bill Bradford 
Houston, Texas

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