It sounds like you never erased the disk with the card or you would have seen this issue right away. Failing this it is possible the card may be starting to fail. Each enclosure supports up to 5 disks. Mac Pro Model Identifier: If you have four GB HDs in the enclosure you will not notice the issue. The errors that Console is reporting when my errors occur are:
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The drive light frantically blinks and it never seems to recover until I turn off the drive and turn it back on again.
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Lqcie it does appear that your card is within warranty, with respect to repairs and depending on your relationship with your reseller, they are your first choice for assistance in obtaining warranty service. Please note that our repair process does not retain the data on the drive.
If they are unable or unwilling to assist you, please contact us back straight away and we can raise a return. After explaining my issue, they wrote back to me and solved what I believe to be the problem all along with both cards: Unfortunately, I’m still having data issues after an hour esatx two.
Do you have any advice you could lend – LaCie’s tech support has been completely useless when it comes to a Mac. He’s shooting for the first couple of weeks of January. However, I would be interested to see if you still have problems with that configuration.
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Dec 18, 3: I did get some help from Sonnet though. However, with four 1TB hard disks creating a single volume with the Oxford chip the Sonnet driver will not erase expresw volume.
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View answer in context. If you have four GB HDs in the enclosure you will not notice the issue.
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For instance, if a music file is placed on the drive and played back it will begin to play then suddenly freeze. Dec 8, 3: I seem to have data access issues between the two though. You can read more about it here: If you simply connected the disk and started using it – when the drive tried to access data that was written on a section designated as over the 2TB limit the Sonnet driver would fail.
The hatter The hatter. User profile for user: It probably uses an Oxford chip which has only been shipping for the last months. I believe this may be related to the enclosure firmware installed and not the controller. I would have bought another card, but on their website when I bought the drive it was listed as suggested accessories for this drive. It was accessing that data directly from the RAID drive that caused these hangs every time. Kernel panics occurring when the drive is connected, and the drive not being recognized by the operating system are known issues.
Resellers have direct access to our returns system through the Reseller Zone on our website and are able to book a return for the item there.
I really dislike this method of advertising as it misleads consumers into thinking that all 3G rated controllers provide the same performance and that is simply not the case. Dear John, I would certainly make a backup of any important data. Failing this it is possible the card may be starting to fail.
To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. It sounds like you never erased the disk with the card or you would have seen this issue right away.
He does not expect to have it ready this year. These cards are limited to PCIe 1x bandwidth.