After about a year and a half of solid performance the Probox started to occasionally disappear. I had it out of the box and up and running with 4 drives in 10 minutes. And physical labels are a good idea too. I mount mine based on drive bay 36 hot swap bays, plus 4 internal bays, and then whatever is external. Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community.
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Even though the current card is working now you won’t be sorry with the Mediasonic card. I just updated my Rosewill RC 64 bit driver to Glad to hear it, and thanks for the update!
Hardware report, Mediasonic 4 bay esata with esata card (port multiplier)
I’ve been running smooth since Jan of when I replaced the card. We believe that the adoption of Thunderbolt in computing systems will make DAS units more relevant as the days go by. I find the drives run cooler in the ProBox have the fan set eaata stay on the middle speed than in drive docks. And you never know if you want to plugin another esata device in the future.
If I cycled its power it would come back without doing anything ,ediasonic. The operation is in single mode JBOD only, making the unit quite straightforward to use for the consumer. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me.
Sign In Sign Mwdiasonic. Now the nice part was that all I had to do was reboot and the volume showed right back up again.
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I also replaced the RC with a new identical card. I ran wdidle3 to stop the heads from cqrd but a couple of the drives already had K plus load cycles before I figured that out.
How does that connect? After about a year and a half of solid performance the Probox started to occasionally disappear. In FreeNAS it showed one of my 1. Register a new account. Nor, would I recommend it to our users.
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I also use the rename drive in Windows with the same name. Posted July 28, Drashna recommended a card based on the chipset a few years ago and ever since I got it it has been working flawlessly. You’ll know which drive went bad though from the messages in FreeNAS.
Is this the correct card?: Though Asus doesn’t specifically claim port multiplier support in the board, the data sheet for the Marvell controller indicated that it was compliant. There were no such issues with USB 3.
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It’s amazing how simple it is to setup the second unit. Joined Feb 15, Messages 15, Thanks 3, Share this post Link to post Share on other sites.
Sign up for a new account in our community. I tried different cards and was having a number mwdiasonic issues similar to yours where the box would drop off under heavy load. Joined Jan 22, Messages 4, Thanks However, for ease, you can use folder mounts, so you can easily access the drives: Hopefully this helps you out.