[CentOS] Seagate - experience/opinion on vendor?

Wed Sep 26 19:37:41 UTC 2018
lejeczek <peljasz at yahoo.co.uk>

On 26/09/18 20:19, Mauricio Tavares wrote:
> If ti makes you feel any better, I am not having stellar service from
> WD's support. In fact, they act like they never received the HD I sent
> for RMA whose tracking number says they did 10 days ago.
> On Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 2:16 PM, lejeczek via CentOS <centos at centos.org> wrote:
>> hi guys
>> I have rather a large set of Seagate's SAS ST32000444SS, over a hundred -
>> experience I'm having from those in conjunction with their tech support is
>> abysmal.
>> I'm trying to update firmware of these drives and nothing works, including
>> tech support.
>> ... and I cannot help but wonder - is just me who is so unlucky and getting
>> very, very poor support(taking naturally only of Linux) or in fact Seagate
>> are rubbish!
>> Care to share your say?
>> thanks, L.
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what seems really really bad, is that none of the tools 
their tech support suggest works, at least for me.
You would think that simple thing such as firmware update 
should be really a piece of cake, but it seems that Seagate 
too, is rubbish when it come to Linux.
One would think Seagate should not that mistake but, yet 
again, yet another business which does not like Linux