03-09-2008 12:34 PM
03-11-2008 04:35 AM
03-11-2008 05:19 AM
According to the Seagate FAQs:
How do I find out what firmware version I have on my drive?
ATA and Serial ATA (SATA) Hard Drives
There is no firmware available for our standard distribution ATA/SATA drive models.
Firmware could possibly be changed if the drives were modified by an OEM vendor, so this would be supported through the OEM vendor only.
Firmware only applies to OEM units for ATA/SATA models which are supported by the OEM vendor, not Seagate.
To determine the OEM vendor, refer to your original place of purchase.
06-08-2008 04:03 AM
10-27-2008 10:23 AM
Although I am dealing with a T61 laptop with this same issue, I too, tried the HDD firmware update for the HDD to no avail. I also tried a BIOS update and reseating the HDD as well. Neither of these work. I found this from Lenovo's website regarding this problem:
Steps to resolve:
1. Reseat the hard drive
2. Repair/Replace Main hard drive
3. Repair/Replace System board
I am replacing the HDD. If you guys are looking to get any data off your HDD, there may be a way without costing you too much money, although its not guarenteed to get all your data off. I use an adapter that can be bought at any computer place that allows me to connect any IDE/SATA type HDDs to my computer via USB. The one I use is called 4 in 1 USB2.0 To IDE & SATA Cable (supports 1.8"/2.5"/3.5" IDE and Serial ATA Hard Disk -- ACP brand) Its not a guarentee to get all your data, but its an option to do so while waiting for your replacement drive to come from Lenovo.
But ya, as most of you found out, the drive needs to be replaced...
01-12-2009 04:49 PM
Sorry for bumping an old thread. I have a x61 tablet and started to have this Error 2100 problem today (laptop was working fine last night). I called Lenovo and they are sending me a new hard drive and Windows installation DVDs. The problem for me is that my x61 tablet does not have a DVD drive so I have to somehow get a hold of an external drive.......
The question I have for those of you who have had this problem before is: did you all have to replace the hard drive? If so, did the problem occur again afterwards? Thanks!
01-27-2009 06:42 PM