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Since Drobo's so-called "BeyondRAID" is analogous to a custom RAID 5 implementation, will using a drive with Time-Limited Error Recovery features enabled be of benefit to the Drobo array? I haven't been able to find any information in the Drobo knowledgebase.

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Have you asked the Drobo's support? They're pretty responsive (at least for me). – liori Sep 1 '09 at 18:22
I haven't called, but that's my next step if the folks here don't know. Like I said, there was nothing about it in the knowledge base. – David Rubin Sep 1 '09 at 20:12
Any update on this David? – Cheekysoft Sep 27 '09 at 21:28
No, I haven't followed up yet. I'll post here when I do. – David Rubin Sep 30 '09 at 17:42
bump. still an issue? – quack quixote Jan 7 '10 at 21:49

Talked to Netgear and Drobo about a month ago about it. They told us that TLER is supported and we created a quick post about it at

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