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Mediasmart ex475 Server

 
mopargocar
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Mediasmart ex475 Server

Can I pull out the (2) 500 GB hard drives and replace them with (4) 3 TB drives?  I'm not sure if the ex475 would be limited in any way or not?

 

 

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Northwoods
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Re: Mediasmart ex475 Server

Yes you can pull and replace both drives. I'm running 4x2TB drives plus an external esata JBOD enclosure with 2x1.5TB.

 

Running 3TB drives you'll need 48-bit LBA addressing which I don't know if the device supports or not.

 

 

Also a word of warning when using large arrays (for this box) you need to upgrade the ram 1GB min to prevent it from choking on it's own data.