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    Default Valkyrie Qualified Vendors List & Working Setups

    In an effort to improve our Valkyrie, we are putting together a Qualified Vendors List consisting of the following information:


    HDD Brand & Model:
    Model Number:
    HDD Part-Number:
    Capacity:
    HDD Firmware:
    Array Types Verified:
    File Types Verified:


    For example:

    HDD Brand & Model: Hitachi Cinemastar
    Model Number: HCS725050VLA380
    HDD Part-Number: 0A33506
    Capacity: 500GB
    HDD Firmware: MAR'07
    Array Types Verified: SINGLE DRIVE OK, RAID 0 OK, RAID 1 OK, RAID OK, LINEAR Doesn't work,
    File Types Verified: EXT2 OK, EXT3 Doesn't Work, FAT32 OK


    Please feel free to share your working setup.

    If you have a setup that is incompatible as well, please let us know. We will do our best to troubleshoot any problematic setups.

    Our current list will be updated every few weeks, please check this post in this thread for the current updated list...

    ** Edit History **
    Updated 10/25/2010 - Initial List
    Updated 10/27/2010 - Updated List (Thanks BadIntentions!), added legend: Qualified, Incompatible, Untested
    Updated 12/02/2010 - Updated List (Thanks pepita!)

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    HDD Brand & Model: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB
    Model Number: WD5000
    HDD Part-Number: WD5000AAKS-00UU3A0
    Capacity: 500GB
    HDD Firmware: UNKNOWN
    Array Types Verified: Linear, Raid 1
    File Types Verified: EXT2
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    Default My HDD configuration

    I see this already listed but seems untested ... works fine for me!

    HDD Brand & Model: Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB
    Model Number: WD10EARS
    HDD Part-Number: WD10EARS-00Z5B1
    Capacity: 1TB
    HDD Firmware: UNKNOWN
    Array Types Verified: Linear, Raid 0, Raid 1
    File Types Verified: EXT2 (others untested)

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    HDD Brand & Model: Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB
    Model Number: WD20EARS HDD Part-Number:
    Capacity: 2TB HDD Firmware: UNKNOWN
    Array Types Verified: Linear
    File Types Verified: EXT3
    Used 2 2tb drives. Max transfer rate of 10MB/s. Will try ext2 and jumper for drives (so it won't be 4kb sectors)
    Last edited by ierdna; 12-20-2010 at 05:58 PM. Reason: model wrong. correction of spacing. damn cell :-)

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