On Western Digital hard drives, PUIS and Rocket Raid controllers

Peter Hofmann fixed his drives and documented the whole process on his blog: After about a day of trial and error, I finally fixed my drives. To save anyone else the days worth of effort, I’ve documented my solution here: Firstly you need to go and find a tool called HDAT2 from www.hdat2.com download it and create a […]

Advanced Hard Drive Caching Techniques

Petros Koutoupis at Linux Journal posted detailed information regarding hard drive caching techniques. Users of traditional hard drives who’ve been considering a switch to a solid state drive (SSD) should find this particularly interesting. Petros describes, Even today, the consumer SSD cannot compare to the capacities provided by the magnetic hard disk drive (or HDD), […]