[CentOS] Formatting a large disk

Fabian Arrotin fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net
Sun Sep 23 17:50:09 UTC 2007


On Sun, 2007-09-23 at 21:43 +0400, Rajeev R Veedu wrote:
> I need to install Centos on a machine with 3tb raid disk. (3 ware raid
> card) Could someone in the list suggest a utility for partition this
> disk. I would like to have the whole disk in 1 partition and format it
> for ext3. The default partitioning utility doesn’t do this. The OS
> sits on another SATA disk and each time during the installation it
> doesn’t format the full disk which is 3TB. 
> 
>  
> 
> Could someone suggest another disk partitioning utility (other than
> fdisk) please?

use parted, and put a gpt label on your disk ...
Then you'll be able to use a single ext3 filesystem
> 
-- 
Fabian Arrotin <fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net>
Solution ? 
echo '16i[q]sa[ln0=aln100%Pln100/snlbx]sbA0D4D465452snlbxq' | dc
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