[CentOS] WD RE4-GP Dropped From Raid

Fri Apr 1 14:20:29 UTC 2011
Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com>

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.