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  1. Bhoot

    WD/HGST/Seagate/others

    Well it’s that time that I ask you all to comment with pros and cons of the disks you’re using, would you recommend the same to others looking for new disks? Each of the disk manufacturers have now rolled 2 (possibly more) of NAS drives with additional warranties etc. How old are your current...
  2. T

    ATA Error Count Very High

    I am running Freenas 11.1-Stable. I have recently got alerts that both drives in my array seem to have an unusually high error count. I am new to this whole NAS thing and so my knowledge is very limited. Should I be concerned? What might be causing my errors? I have placed smartctl -a output...
  3. Jacopx

    SOLVED Pending sector

    Buongiorno a tutti! ;) I have a problem with a disk of my RAID-Z2, are some months the there are 5 pending sectors and I have tried to solve this problem in several ways but without success. This are the SMART results: smartctl 6.5 2016-05-07 r4318 [FreeBSD 10.3-STABLE amd64] (local build)...
  4. Bhoot

    High capacity HDD

    Hi all. I am sure everyone is aware of the growing sizes of HDD at an exponential rate. While the WD Red Pro have not found a disk > 8tb; Seagate Ironwolf has touched 10tb and HGST (owned by WD) has touched 12. The WD Red come with a 3 year warranty; red pro 5 years; Ironwolf 3y; ironwolf pro 5...
  5. IceBoosteR

    BUILD 4TB drive recommendation

    Hello all, regarding to my introduction thread https://forums.freenas.org/index.php?threads/hello-freenas-community.46345/ I have some questions to the recommended drives. My problem is, that I read RAID5/RaidZ1 is dead, because when you lost a drive and want to recreate the data with parity...
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