on 4/1/2011 4:35 AM Steve Brooks spake the following: > > Hi All, > > I have a WD RE4-GP which dropped an Adaptec 51645 RAID controller. I ran a > smartctl short test on the drive and it failed with a read error. So I ran > the Western Digital's own diagnostic software (DLGDIAG), both the short > and extended test on the drive and it passed with no errors. So I ran the > smartctl short test again and again it failed. I then ran smartctl long > test and that also failed at the same logical block address as the short > test. Can anyone shed any light on this? Can I RMA the drive even if it > passes Western Digital's own tests? Thanks in advance for any advice. > > Cheers, > > Steve I have RMA'd many drives to WD without any proof of testing. They usually will send you a rebuilt equivalent drive.