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HDD is spinning when computer is shut down

Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 3:45 pm
by dmitri.pahhomov
HDDs in my Dual 2.5" SATA Mobile RAID (part.no. 20288) are spinning after computer (Windows 7) is shut down. Is it normal?

Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 12:31 pm
by LINDY John
Hi, does this happen continuously or does it stop after a certain time.

Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 12:40 pm
by dmitri.pahhomov
Hi,
I will check this today evening and then return to you.

Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 6:36 pm
by dmitri.pahhomov
Yes, this happens continuously. I turned off computer and after 1 hour the HDDs were stil spinning.
HDD enclosure is connected via eSATA through "Lacie SATA II ExpressCard 34" to Lenovo T60 laptop. HDD enclosure is configured as RAID 1.
HDDs are: Seagate Momentus 750GB (ST9750420AS) and WD Scorpio Black 750GB (WD7500BPKT).

Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2012 2:42 pm
by LINDY John
Have you checked if a Firmware update is available

Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2012 2:50 pm
by dmitri.pahhomov
There is no firmware at Lindy International website.

Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2012 3:06 pm
by LINDY John
There should be an update method via the installed Steel Vine software

Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2012 6:46 pm
by dmitri.pahhomov
Yes, there is updated method, but there is no new firmware for this product.

Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:35 am
by LINDY John
I have contacted the manufacturer to see if they can help with this issue, I would hope to have some news early next week.

Posted: Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:09 pm
by dmitri.pahhomov
It seems that the problem was caused by "Lacie SATA II ExpressCard 34". Today I connected my Dual 2.5" SATA Mobile RAID to another computer with built-in SATA controller and everything is OK.