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15K450 450GB SAS Hard Drives showing as unsupported.

Question asked by Jonathan Yonke on Dec 7, 2015
Latest reply on Dec 11, 2015 by Jonathan Yonke

I recently picked up 9 of these for a VSAN test lab at home. I have them paired up with a IBM M5015 with the latest official firmware from IBM, going through the Supermicro backplane on my SuperServer 7046A-HR+. When I am in the WeBIOS the drives show as unformatted (good) (unsupported). I have tried these in a couple other machines with HBA cards and they are non accesible and HDPARM spits some error back at me.

Any ideas? They do not show a 3rd party vendor on the label. They are set as the standard 512B sector size.


P/N 0B23497

Model: DKR2H-K45SS

 [root@localhost:/opt/lsi/storcli] ./storcli /c0/e252/s0 show Controller = 0 Status = Success Description = Show Drive Information Succeeded. Drive Information : ================= -------------------------------------------------------------------------- EID:Slt DID State DG Size Intf Med SED PI SeSz Model Sp -------------------------------------------------------------------------- 252:0 14 UGUnsp - 408.850 GB SAS HDD N N 512B DKR2H-K450SS U -------------------------------------------------------------------------- EID-Enclosure Device ID|Slt-Slot No.|DID-Device ID|DG-DriveGroup DHS-Dedicated Hot Spare|UGood-Unconfigured Good|GHS-Global Hotspare UBad-Unconfigured Bad|Onln-Online|Offln-Offline|Intf-Interface Med-Media Type|SED-Self Encryptive Drive|PI-Protection Info SeSz-Sector Size|Sp-Spun|U-Up|D-Down|T-Transition|F-Foreign UGUnsp-Unsupported|UGShld-UnConfigured shielded|HSPShld-Hotspare shielded CFShld-Configured shielded|Cpybck-CopyBack|CBShld-Copyback Shielded [root@localhost:/opt/lsi/storcli] ./storcli -PDList -aALL Adapter #0 Enclosure Device ID: 252 Slot Number: 0 Enclosure position: 0 Device Id: 14 WWN: 5000CCA0094C9737 Sequence Number: 1 Media Error Count: 0 Other Error Count: 0 Predictive Failure Count: 0 Last Predictive Failure Event Seq Number: 0 PD Type: SAS Raw Size: 410.281 GB [0x33490000 Sectors] Non Coerced Size: 409.781 GB [0x33390000 Sectors] Coerced Size: 408.850 GB [0x331b3800 Sectors] Sector Size: 512 Firmware state: Unconfigured(good), Spun Up Device Firmware Level: D017 Shield Counter: 0 Successful diagnostics completion on : N/A SAS Address(0): 0x5000cca0094c9735 SAS Address(1): 0x0 Connected Port Number: 0(path0) Inquiry Data: HITACHI DKR2H-K450SS D017JMWB3TDD FDE Capable: Not Capable FDE Enable: Disable Secured: Unsecured Locked: Unlocked Needs EKM Attention: No Foreign State: None Device Speed: 3.0Gb/s Link Speed: 3.0Gb/s Media Type: Hard Disk Device Drive: Not Supported Drive Temperature : N/A PI Eligibility: No Drive is formatted for PI information: No PI: No PI Port-0 : Port status: Active Port's Linkspeed: 3.0Gb/s Port-1 : Port status: Active Port's Linkspeed: Unknown Drive has flagged a S.M.A.R.T alert : No