[CentOS] booting from a +2TB disk

Akop Pogosian akopps at LS.Berkeley.EDU
Sat Sep 3 02:26:45 UTC 2005


I have been trying to install CentOS 4.1 on a new server today. The
installation went fine but the system doesn't boot. It doesn't even
get to the Grub screen. The system has a 3ware 9500 series controller
and 12 250GB SATA disks which are configured for RAID5 with one hot
spare.  I searched on the web and noticed that this is a Grub (and
Lilo) limitation. Is there any way around it other than setting up a
smaller RAID device?


-akop



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