"Want to use WD diagnostics? Buy Windows"... Linux lovers left out in the cold

Posted by henke54 on Aug 5, 2010 8:36 PM EDT
The Register; By Chris Mellor
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A Windows host must be used to run Western Digital disk drive diagnostic software, forcing Linux, Unix and other O/S users to buy a Windows system if they want to use it. This was the message given to Keith Edmunds of Tiger Computing, a company specialising in Linux, who suspected he had a problem with a pair of Caviar Green WD20EARS drives.

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Don't expect to run their bigger external drives either... JaseP 3 862 Aug 6, 2010 11:21 AM

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