Opened 15 months ago

Closed 14 months ago

Last modified 12 months ago

#1090 closed enhancement (fixed)

Seagate ST2000DL004 HD204UI

Reported by: lennart Owned by: Christian Franke
Priority: minor Milestone: Release 7.0
Component: drivedb Version: 6.6
Keywords: Cc:

Description

So this drive is a bit strange. Is reports as Seagate (and is branded as one) but also contains the HD204UI tag from Samsung. I bought it in July 2013.

It seems to work fine when I modify the drivedb.h entry of „Seagate Barracuda Green (AF)“ with unknown firmware.

The firmware version is the same as of the broken Samsung HD204UI.

However, when I search for my serial number on Seagate's website it shows up as a „Seagate Barracuda Green“ with no new firmware and the specifications according to the website are as follows:

Product Brand 	Samsung
Model Number 	ST2000DL004
Part Number (PN) 	HD204UI
Marketing Name 	BARRACUDA GREEN
Family 	BARRACUDA GREEN
Interface 	SATA
Encryption Type 	NO ENCRYPTION
Capacity 	2000 GB
Form Factor 	3.5
Product Type 	DRIVE
Market Segment 	Personal Compute
Sub-market Segment 	Desktop Storage
Application Segment 	DS Low Power
Performance 	
Cache Size (MB) 	32
Spindle Speed 	5400
Interface Transfer Rate 	3
Physical 	
Sector Size 	4096
Number of Heads 	6
Number of Disks 	3
Height 	26.1MM
Weight 	.647 KG
Zero G Sensor 	N

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smartctl-Seagate-ST2000DL004.txt (12.4 KB) - added by lennart 15 months ago.

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Change History (6)

Changed 15 months ago by lennart

comment:1 in reply to:  description ; Changed 15 months ago by Christian Franke

Milestone: Release 6.7

This ST2000DL004 HD204UI is very likely a Seagate branded version of the original SAMSUNG HD204UI (SpinPoint F4 EG): Same firmware version number, ATA/SATA versions, attribute sets, log directory, SATA phy event counters, ... and both models do not properly indicate the 4KiB physical sectors.

The 'native' Seagate Barracuda Green drives use a different firmware version syntax like CC32.

There are also some other legacy Samsung drive series where Seagate used the same naming scheme, see the various "Seagate Samsung SpinPoint ..." entries. So the new entry will possibly be named "Seagate Samsung SpinPoint F4 EG (AF)" regardless of its new marketing name.

comment:2 in reply to:  1 Changed 15 months ago by lennart

Thanks. I bought it soon after the merger so left-over stock that was just rebranded sounds logical.

comment:3 Changed 14 months ago by Christian Franke

Owner: set to Christian Franke
Status: newaccepted

comment:4 Changed 14 months ago by Christian Franke

Resolution: fixed
Status: acceptedclosed

comment:5 Changed 12 months ago by Christian Franke

Milestone: Release 6.7Release 7.0

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