[CentOS] creating partitions on a 2.7TB drive
jlb17 at duke.edu
Tue Feb 23 17:57:01 UTC 2010
On Tue, 23 Feb 2010 at 4:11pm, Khusro Jaleel wrote
> straight away. I understand what you guys are saying about GPT and not
> being able to boot off it, etc but how did I end up in this situation?
There's an old saying that Unix gives you enough rope to hang yourself
> And is this dangerous?
Yes. Absolutely yes. One day you'll reboot and your partition table (and
all your data) will be gone and unrecoverable. Trust me.
> I am thinking that if this is possible, why not try and setup the second
> server the same way? But it just feels wrong that Ubuntu allows this and
> if CentOS does not, there must be a good reason.
And that reason is that it *will* die horribly and eat your data. Set up
the small logical drive in the RAID BIOS as another poster detailed so
nicely. Now. Before now.
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