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Upgrading the internal hard drive on an HR24


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#501 ONLINE   P Smith

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Posted 11 September 2014 - 11:57 AM

Good day

 

One of the 2TB Seagate 64 MB Cache 7200 RPM STBD2000101  I purchased 26 months ago started acting weird. 

 

It failed the Smart test.  Replaced it with new of same model.  Gparted is the best.  Working great, then AM21N stopped receiving Off-Air, replaced it with new .

 

I assume it is to be expected, hard drives wear out.

 

All three receivers are on UPS battery backups.

to know a health of your drive(s) use PC with SATA port and run MHDD/Victoria (I'm asking/offer this so many times... man !)



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Posted 11 September 2014 - 03:06 PM

to know a health of your drive(s) use PC with SATA port and run MHDD/Victoria (I'm asking/offer this so many times... man !)

 

It failed a SMART test, he says so in his post, that's all you need to know that the drive is bad.


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Posted 11 September 2014 - 09:01 PM

the DVR's obscure test's results telling nothing and questionable at least :(

any knowledgeable person would have many suggestions what would the issues which lead to other problems by a "report" of such "test" - cables, connections, PCB, CPU with integrated SATA ctrl, etc



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Posted 12 September 2014 - 05:17 AM

I'm not sure I'd consider SMART tests obscure.

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Posted 12 September 2014 - 08:43 AM

the DVR's obscure test's results telling nothing and questionable at least :(

any knowledgeable person would have many suggestions what would the issues which lead to other problems by a "report" of such "test" - cables, connections, PCB, CPU with integrated SATA ctrl, etc

 

A SMART test is a SMART test regardless of who's machine it's on.  Every SMART test is the same on every device.  If SMART tells you the drive is bad then the drive is bad, end of story.


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#506 ONLINE   P Smith

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Posted 12 September 2014 - 10:51 PM

The problem is if you do by normal program, you will get code,status,etc instead of cryptic code by DTV FW.

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Posted 13 September 2014 - 08:24 AM

The problem is if you do by normal program, you will get code,status,etc instead of cryptic code by DTV FW.

 

The codes are not cryptic at all, unless you don't understand English or numbers.  You get the same SMART error codes as you would from any other SMART test on any other device.


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Posted 13 September 2014 - 06:20 PM

And no SMART table :( what is most important part of the inquiry.

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Posted 13 September 2014 - 06:22 PM

About English it was most idiotic remark.

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Posted 14 September 2014 - 10:07 AM

About English it was most idiotic remark.

 

Might be a good time to chill out, Pete.  

 

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Posted 14 September 2014 - 11:32 AM

OK.






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