Previous Topic

Next Topic

SCSI Port X, Drive ID Y May Have a Loose Conncetion...

...SOLUTION: Turn the system off and attempt to reattach any loose connections. If this does not work, replace the cable(s) and connection(s).

Description: SMART is unable to communicate with the drive, because the cable is not securely connected, or the drive cage connection has failed.


  1. Power down the system.
  2. Reconnect the cable securely.
  3. Restart the system.
  4. If the problem persists, replace the cables and connectors as needed.