Changes between Version 15 and Version 16 of SamsungF4EGBadBlocks


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Timestamp:
Apr 19, 2011, 10:19:03 PM (9 years ago)
Author:
Christian Franke
Comment:

Add note about HD204UI manufacturing date and patch

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  • SamsungF4EGBadBlocks

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    11= Using smartctl with Samsung F4 !EcoGreen drives may result in data loss =
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     3== Summary ==
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    45 * '''WARNING: Do not use smartmontools with Samsung HD155UI and HD204UI drives unless the firmware patch is already installed.'''
     
    1213 * '''THE SAMSUNG FIRMWARE PATCH DOES NOT CHANGE THE FIRMWARE VERSION NUMBER (Believe it or not!).'''
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    14  * Smartctl 5.39.X and 5.40 print a [changeset:3215 warning] if the user has done a [wiki:Download#Updatethedrivedatabase drive database update] after 2010-11-24.
     15 * '''Update:''' According to Samsung Support, HD204UI drives manufactured December 2010 or later include the firmware patch (see [http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=34E79188-3354-4FB4-A2C2-18220DD6381C%40gmail.com&forum_name=smartmontools-support smartmontools-support mailing list]).
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     17 * Smartctl 5.39.X and 5.40 print a [source:/trunk/smartmontools/drivedb.h@3218#L516 warning] if the user has done a [wiki:Download#Updatethedrivedatabase drive database update] after 2010-11-24.
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    1619 * The warning will also be printed when the patch is already installed!
     
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    234237[http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/SMART-Tool-beschaedigt-Daten-auf-Samsung-Festplatte-Update-1143120.html SMART-Tool beschädigt Daten auf Samsung-Festplatte (Heise Online News, German)][[BR]]
    235 [http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/Firmware-Patch-fuer-Samsung-Festplatte-EcoGreen-F4-HD204UI-1150154.html Firmware-Patch für Samsung-Festplatte EcoGreen F4 HD204UI (Heise Online News, German)][[BR]]
     238[http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/Firmware-Patch-fuer-Samsung-Festplatte-EcoGreen-F4-HD204UI-Update-1150154.html Firmware-Patch für Samsung-Festplatte EcoGreen F4 HD204UI (Heise Online News, German)][[BR]]
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