Seagate Fix for Barracuda Drives Needs Fixing

Susan Hall

Seagate has promised a second fix within 24 hours for the issue causing Barracuda drives to fail, reports The Register.


The firmware patch for Barracuda 7200.11 hard disk drives addressing the issue in the 500GB models now also affects 1TB models as well, according to


It quotes the company as saying:

There is no data loss associated with this issue, and the data still resides on the drive. But if you are unable to access your data due to this issue, Seagate will provide free data-recovery services. Seagate will work with you to expedite a remedy to minimize any disruption to you or your business.

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