How do I stop the R210 bios issuing an ATA SECURITY FREEZE command?
tim at seoss.co.uk
Mon Apr 30 16:47:42 CDT 2012
It looks like the Poweredge R210 BIOS (but NOT the R210a BIOS) issues an
ATA SECURITY FREEZE command to all attached SATA drives on power-up.
This stops any ATA security commands being issued to the drive under
Linux (e.g. SECURITY ERASE UNIT etc.).
How do I stop it doing this? I don't think I can see any options for it
in the R210 BIOS UI (v1.8.2).
Is there a non-UI-visible setting I can change to disable this "feature"
(i.e. by setting a "CMOS token")?
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