As I saw on an earlier thread, an external drive attached via USB actually pulls the data through your client then back across the network, so it's not as fast as it might be otherwise.
Google and Intel's support site didn't have any matches on that error that I could find, except for one old thread about a different product.
Best I can think of, is maybe look at the network settings - can you force everything to 100/Full, and try it that way, maybe?
I found the thread through Google - it's
It was one of the few that came up searching for
"The specified network name" ss4200
Doesn't seem to have any relevance that I can see, but I'm no Solaris guru
Seems like an unwanted time-out might be the problem.
1. Conflict between the target drive firmware and the Linux drivers for the hard drive controller or the motherboard?
2. Conflict between target drive firmware and motherboard BIOS?
3. Defective hard drive or batch of drives?
Does this happen with more than one of the WD50000AACS's?
Run the Western Digital drive diagnostics (downloadable from their website).
Test with a different hard drive model, maybe a different manufacturer as well.
Test with a different hard drive controller, ie, switch from the onboard controller to an add-on, or vice-versa.