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Critical firmware bug in HP SSD drives

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For users who may run HP servers or custom builds with HP SAS SSD drives: a critical firmware bug leads to the dead of the drive if a specific on-time (32,768 hours) has been reached. The drive will become inaccessible and is completely dead.

 

Link to the advisory and patches:

 

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00092491en_us

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Especially as if someone bought several at once, they all fail within a few moments of each other.  Unbelievable.

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15 hours ago, flyride said:

Especially as if someone bought several at once, they all fail within a few moments of each other.  Unbelievable.

 

Yes. HPE is kind enough to make you feel the pain you will be if are in that position:
 

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In addition, SSDs which were put into service at the same time will likely fail nearly simultaneously.

 

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