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  • An enterprise SSD flaw will brick hardware after exactly 40,000 hours

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      • #2210813 Reply
        CADesertRat
        AskWoody Plus

        Heads up if you are using any of these.

        https://www.engadget.com/2020-03-25-hpe-ssd-bricked-firmware-flaw.html

         

        Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has warned that certain SSD drives could fail catastrophically if buyers don’t take action soon. Due to a firmware bug, the products in question will be bricked exactly 40,000 hours (four years, 206 days and 16 hours) after the SSD has entered service. “After the SSD failure occurs, neither the SSD nor the data can be recovered,” the company warned in a customer service bulletin.

        Don't take yourself so seriously, no one else does 🙂
        4 Win 10 Pro at 1909 (3 Desktops, 1 Laptop).

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        RetiredGeek
        AskWoody MVP

        And this is the stuff they sell to businesses? Just another reason to add to my list of why I don’t buy HP anything.

        May the Forces of good computing be with you!

        RG

        PowerShell & VBA Rule!
        Computer Specs

      • #2211001 Reply
        Paul T
        AskWoody MVP

        Backup anyone?

        cheers, Paul

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        ScotchJohn
        AskWoody Plus

        Detroit never managed that level of precision with their cars.

        Dell E5570 Latitude, Intel Core i5 6440@2.60 GHz, 8.00 GB - Win 10 Pro

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      • #2211070 Reply
        CADesertRat
        AskWoody Plus

        Another reason why I stick with Samsung SSD’s 🙂

        Don't take yourself so seriously, no one else does 🙂
        4 Win 10 Pro at 1909 (3 Desktops, 1 Laptop).

      • #2211085 Reply
        Rick Corbett
        AskWoody_MVP

        I’m not sure it’s a bug… more a stupid (and terminal) implementation of a safety mechanism to prevent use beyond the expected MTBF.

        (Hanlon’s razor – Never attribute to malice what can be explained by stupidity…)

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        wavy
        AskWoody Plus

        A very good way to pin-point your MTBF #s ðŸĪŠ
        😁

        Also another good reason to NOT put HDDs from the same batch together in a RAID.

        ðŸŧ

        Just because you don't know where you are going doesn't mean any road will get you there.
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