Adaptec 52445 (5 series) does NOT work with Seagate 1.5 TB with SD15/SD17/SD18 firmware

The disks are visible and some data can be read, but from time to time in many sectors IO error is shown despite disks being perfectly fine. Conclusion – STAY AWAY from Adaptec even if they give out those cards for free.

This card basically made the server nearly useless for us – new Areca 1280ML is on its way to replace pile of junk that is this Adaptec card.

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