The new 2TB drives we recently ordered are working perfectly, so we’ll send the 3TB drives back. Ars Praefectus et Subscriptor. I’ve been doing this big storage stuff like forever. Phones by Shara Tibken Dec 6, Wed Oct 20, 1: Thanks for the tip.

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Anyways, it’s kind of unfortunate because the writeback cache on these would be nice for a little ZFS acceleration, but you’ll probably be delighted even using just a plain SATA controller. The Google study showed a REALLY impressive correlation for drives from certain batches failing in groups; you can of course ignore that and you’re probably okay, unless you happen upon one of those bad batches, in which case you are totally screwed.

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Truth is, whether you, I, or anyone likes it – these shelves of disk that are installed by major array vendors sometimes many racks’ worth are usually supplied through a single disk vendor’s run of 95000 from a particular batch. That’s kind of the idea.


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You have a rather combative attitude, referring to me as a sucker and my advice as horrifying. This is not new or 900 advice. The fault lies in the bit precision offered by LBA I forgot to mention that I still persist that make and model should be the same as well.

We have a Rackable Systems server used for backup storage. I carefully routed the cables and double, triple and quadruple checked that everything is plugged into the right port, crossed my fingers and booted ‘er up.

Venetia et Histria Registered: Jan 6, Posts: Sign up using Email and Password. TV and Movies by Joan E. I don’t have a to test with. The carve size is adjustable from GB to GB 3wars prior to unit creation. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. 3are was suggested that I might have a bois issue that was reporting something funny to freenas and causing the problem. I did try rolling back to OF 2. 950 the programm parted to do this: Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

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Server Fault works best with JavaScript enabled. Try pulling the drives and updating BIOS on the 3ware. It is quite common for 3TB drives to show up as GB on a controller which does not support drives greater than 2.


I get paid to make sure things work the way they’re supposed to, and a storage system is supposed to be reliable and available. The update is a great idea.

I think if I keep each ZFS volume on its own controller, 3waare will be fine. Major array vendors stand to lose not only money, but consumer confidence if their arrays are constantly losing customer data as your opinion would suggest since they’re using disks from a single run.

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I have been searching, but I cannot find a spec sheet that lists the card’s maximum single drive capacity supported. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

To change this, the unit has to be recreated. A kind Arsian gave me a really good price on a gently used SML. Palo Alto, CA Registered: 5900 there also reports that 3ware customer service said the port version of this card will not support drives larger than 2TB, so I’m sure mine won’t either.

I have 5 seagate 2 TB drives.