[CentOS] Formatting a large disk

Peter Kjellstrom cap at nsc.liu.se
Tue Sep 25 09:46:08 UTC 2007


On Monday 24 September 2007, Rajeev R Veedu wrote:
...
> I got a Gparted live CD and tried to create a partition for 3tb but still
> the maximum size of partition I could create is 0.75gb.

Just using parted or gparted is not enough, you need to use a gpt, not a 
traditional "dos"-style, partition table.

Worth noting, you can't (easily) boot from a gpt drive...

/Peter
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