Seagate warns of firmware problem with Barracuda hard drives
Seagate has confirmed a potential firmware problem with some of its Barracuda 7200.11 hard drives, along with related Serial ATA (SATA) hard drives based on the same platform. The company is offering a firmware update, but itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s only available for Windows users at the moment.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“In some unique circumstances, the data on the hard drives may become inaccessible to the user when the host system is powered on,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Seagate tech support in a statement posted to the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s online Knowledge Base.
The affected drives include some Barracuda 7200.11, DiamondMax 22 and Barracuda ES.2 SATA hard disk drive mechanisms.
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