salim123
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RAP CAP SAP EDIT

Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:04 am

hi

just started learning seagate, any details about rap,sap,cap, any

terminal command for display/edit parameter, on LEVEL 7 and 2.

( screen short, text, pdf, video)

how to find the head quantity and zones, in winhex,

please share

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RAP CAP SAP EDIT

Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:38 pm

salim123 wrote:Source of the post how to find the head quantity and zones, in winhex,


This I'm certain is impossible.

salim123 wrote:Source of the post terminal command for display/edit parameter, on LEVEL 7 and 2.


A straight forward command to read/edit the RAP + CAP + SAP, no, not a chance. If Seagate has this they'd never share it anyway. These values are in the ROM code, which can be read by terminal easily enough using a tool like PC-3000 or an external programmer. However, you'll waste years of your life trying to understand where to isolate these values and learn how to manually import/export them. Much easier to just use a proper tool like PC-3000.

Besides, I've rarely seen any value/benefit to transferring adaptives. Usually, Seagate will either work after a head swap, or it just won't work. If it does work, it's not worth the risk of powering it off/on more times to transfer the adaptives. All to just get a little better read speed.

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Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:38 pm

thanks

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RAP CAP SAP EDIT

Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:35 am

Hi Jared

allow me to share our personal experience

We had some Seagate F3 that were clicking after heads swap, instead after importing the heads adaptives with PC-3000, they had initialized and were recovered fine.

Regards

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Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:14 am

Yeah, I've rarely seen any benefit to it. Glad to hear it did work that well in your case. I've tried importing head adaptives dozens, if not hundreds of times, when a drives wouldn't work with a particular set of heads and it never once worked that way for me. A few times it helped when one or two heads were just reading really slowly after head swap, but that's about the most benefit I've ever seen.

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