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Complaints flood Seagate over hard drive problems

Jan 19, 2009, 04:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lucas Mearian)

"Complaints have not been limited to Seagate's online support site. They have also rained in on other forums. The complaints involve drives running Linux, Mac OS X and Windows Vista.

"The company said in a statement Friday that indeed a problem has caused some drives to fail and it said it isolated the issue to a firmware bug affecting not only the 7200.11 but several other models manufactured through December 2008. Those include the DiamondMax 22, the Barracuda ES.2 SATA and the SV35."

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