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MHayn1
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PSID Revert Intel 6000p doesn't work

I have an Intel 6000p with the following details:

When I try to run PSID revert, I get the following result:

How do I resolve the issue where it says: "The selected drive cannot run this feature. Opal is not activated or is in an unknown state"? It shows that the Opal State is Opal Ready.

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idata
Community Manager
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Hello MikeH2,

PSID is used to issue an Opal* Revert, and then a secure erase. Normally, this is done primarily to disable Opal* encryption.

For this command to work, or be needed, your drive should be in an Opal Active state, not just Opal Ready. (https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/solid-state-drives/ssd-pro-2500-series-opal-enabling-video.h... How to check the status of Opal* using the Intel® SSD Pro Administrator Tool, ~1:30)

For a secure erase while your drive isn't encrypted we can recommend using the following command: SSDProAdminTool secure_erase -intelssd [index, "1" in your case]

Please let us know if this helps.

Best regards,

 

Carlos A
MHayn1
Beginner
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I am not able to secure_erase the drive either, I get:

The drive doesn't seem to be responding to the ssd tool the way that it should.

idata
Community Manager
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Hello MikeH2,

 

 

That's odd. You may have better luck with diskpart instead:

 

 

1. Open Command Prompt (administrator)

 

2. Diskpart

 

3. List Disk (identify your PRO 6000p)

 

4. Select Disk [index]

 

5. Clean All

 

 

The downside is, diskpart has no progress bar. But at the end, the result is the same.

 

 

Best regards,

 

Carlos A.