|If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.|
||Thread Tools||Display Modes|
Is there a 3tB or larger SATA drive that can be jumpered or set to show as about 2tB?
Is there a 3TB drive that can be "jumpered" or set by software to
show up as only about 2tB?
I need to use my existing stand-alone utilities and computers, which
only support 2TB drives, so software like what Seagate describes in:
"Break the 2.1TB Barrier With Barracuda XT Drives and DiscWizard
Software", MB615.1-1102US, February 2011
doesn't help me.
Seagate says that none of the disks:
Barracuda XT ST33000651A
Constellation ES.2 ST33000650NS
Constellation ES.2 ST33000651NS
can be set to 2TB by jumpering or by using a program to set drive
I found a manual at:
"Seagate Product Manual Constellation ES.2 SAS", Rev. D,
that covers the SAS version (ST33000650SS, ST33000651SS) of the
Constellation drives that I am interested in, that says that it might
be possible, with appropriate software, to do what I want with SAS
drives by using the SAS command "Mode Select (6)"
[section 4.6 "Programmable drive capacity", Page 9]
Does anyone know of any hardware to make an SAS drive behave like a
SATA drive? If such hardware existed and I could find software to use
the appropriate Mode Select command, then I could setup a system with
an SAS adapter, set the capacity of each new drive, then use it as an
SATA drive with the lower capacity that I need.
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Software to copy 2tb 5400 rpm drive to 2tb 7200 rpm drive under XP home SP3||Daniel Prince||Storage (alternative)||3||June 12th 11 07:07 AM|
|3TB drive access from XP over a network||[email protected]||Storage (alternative)||20||May 8th 09 07:11 PM|
|IDE/SATA drive mix can't set boot drive||[email protected]||General||7||April 29th 07 01:08 AM|
|Getting new SATA drive to show up||Cronzor||Homebuilt PC's||18||December 18th 06 10:04 PM|
|Getting new SATA drive to show up||Cronzor||General||5||December 2nd 06 09:29 AM|