I have 6 new Seagate Cheetah U320 drives in a Dell Poweredge 2300/500. Backplane connected to Adaptec 2110s SCSI raid controller. I have had an IBM U320 connected with no problems but the card reports any and all of the Seagates as negotiating the slowest possible speed: "Async" and "Narrow". Why? I believe I have the latest firmware on the Adaptec card: 380E and Seagate tech support tells me I have the latest firmware: 0003. What else could be the problem?
This article shows how to use a free utility called 'Parkdale' to easily test the performance and benchmark any Hard Drive(s) installed in your computer. We also look at RAM Disks and their speed comparisons.
This video teaches viewers how to encrypt an external drive that requires a password to read and edit the drive. All tasks are done in Disk Utility.
Plug in the external drive you wish to encrypt:
Make sure all previous data on the drive has been …
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target.
To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…