[RndTbl] weird ssd image issue

Wyatt Zacharias wyatt at magitech.ca
Fri Oct 31 08:24:04 CDT 2014

I think it was OCZ that had a bunch of problems with the controllers in
those SSDs going bad.
If you're controller is going wonky it's probably anybody's guess as to how
it's going to behave.

Wyatt Zacharias

On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 5:48 AM, Trevor Cordes <trevor at tecnopolis.ca> wrote:

> I answered my one of my own questions with a few tests:
> Using a SATA2 3Gb/s cable on a 6G port and 6G drive results in 6G
> speed selected (with modern 2 year-old Intel ICH anyhow).  Yikes!
> root at sysresccd /root % smartctl -a /dev/sda |grep -i sata
> SATA Version is:  SATA 3.1, 6.0 Gb/s (current: 6.0 Gb/s)
> As for spurious corrupted data on the wrong cable, my tests so far have
> been inconclusive (and a bit bewildering).  It would seem dying SSDs
> can spit back wonky data even when they aren't reading the sector that
> is damaged!
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