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Western Digital Drives - The Preferred Drives of FreeNAS and TrueNAS CORE
  1. M

    Update: WD Red SMR Drive Compatibility with ZFS

    Thanks to the FreeNAS community, we uncovered and reported on a ZFS compatibility issue with some capacities (6TB and under) of WD Red drives that use SMR (Shingled Magnetic Recording) technology. Most HDDs use CMR (Conventional Magnetic Recording) technology which works well with ZFS. Below is...
  2. JoshDW19

    WD Red SMR Drive Compatibility with ZFS

    Thanks to the FreeNAS community, we have uncovered a potential ZFS compatibility issue with some capacities of newer WD Red drives that use SMR (Shingled Magnetic Recording) technology. Update to this post...
  3. Dice

    Linus tech tips on SMR Archive drives

    Linus is back with some hideous "innovative ideas". Fun thing to note - he obviously came here to read up on the drives performance and STILL went on with the unRAID solution for his tests. Enjoy. Some information presented are perhaps (if considered valid) pretty interesting to judge the long...
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