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SubjectRe: Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS fw SD17
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Kay Diederichs wrote:
> Markus schrieb:
> > Rui Santos wrote:
> >>> I have some Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS 1.5TB drives.
They
> >>> use the firmware SD17.
> >> Seagate recommends firmware SD1A for that HD.
> >> However, I do not know if it will solve your problem. Jut try it...
> >
> >>> This drive+fw is blacklisted in the kernel, but there is no
firmware
> >>> upgrade for these drives. (Only very few serial numbers are able
to
> >>> upgrade.)
> >
> > I cant upgrade the firmware because the flash-utility will abort due
> > to "not affected serial number". I tried SD1B, the very newest
version.
> > Cant find the SD1A for my drives.
> >
> > Markus
>
> I think you might have tried the wrong firmware file.
> ST31500341AS needs
>
http://www.seagate.com/staticfiles/support/downloads/firmware/Brinks-4D8H-SD1B.ISO

I tried that one (compared md5sum). It does not work. It only works
for "ST31500341AS, 9JU138-300 or -336, SD15 through SD1A ONLY!"
So the utility fails and says the specific model could not be found.

Markus


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