3Ware Escalade Issues
viper at fx-services.com
Wed Feb 22 10:58:01 PST 2006
Don O'Neil wrote:
> They're Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9 6Y250P0 250 GB PATA drives... Never had a
> problem with that particular drive until this batch.
I used the 80, 120 and 160GB version of that series in some of my
servers built 2 years ago. Out of the 18 disks originally put in, I have
4 broken ones on my desk now. I'm not very happy with the overal
performance when it comes to reliability of that series Maxtor.
> Can anyone suggest some good 250GB PATA drives for me to use? I might as
> well swap them all out since I'm starting over. The 6000 series Escalade
> card I'm using doesn't support anything more than 250 GB.
I swapped the broken Maxtors with Seagate disks. I'm using 3ware 7500-4
for the PATA. Forgot what the SATA 3ware controller was, but so far no
problem with that one (also on Maxtor disks).
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