[CentOS] RE: Adaptec 2820 & 2gig+ partitions
jlb17 at duke.edu
Wed Aug 20 23:32:06 UTC 2008
On Wed, 20 Aug 2008 at 5:19pm, Brian Marshall wrote
> The controller is 8 channel SATA 300. That's not the problem. The problem is
> getting the OS to mount a 4TB array after the initial install of the OS. We
> had a 1.5 TB on there for a few years and never had this problem with arrays
> under 2 TB.
Your original post said 2GB, not TB.
Are you trying to boot from this device? Because you can't. Search the
list history for multiple posts about dealing with >2TB drives. The
a) You can't boot from it
b) You must use a gpt disklabel
c) You must use parted to partition it
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