[CentOS] Formatting a large disk

Von Landfried centos.list at eyestreet.com
Sun Sep 23 18:55:09 UTC 2007


I had this same issue with 'fdisk' when I installed it on a server  
with 12TB of space RAID'd down to 6TB. Just use 'parted' and it will  
solve your problems.

<http://www.gnu.org/software/parted/manual/>



On Sep 23, 2007, at 1:43 PM, 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.
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> Could someone suggest another disk partitioning utility (other than  
> fdisk) please?
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> Thanks
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> Rajeev R. Veedu
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