[CentOS] large disk volumes with 64bit kernel

Tue Dec 12 05:52:47 UTC 2006
Feizhou <feizhou at graffiti.net>

> # fsck /dev/sdb1
> fsck 1.35 (28-Feb-2004)
> e2fsck 1.35 (28-Feb-2004)
> The filesystem size (according to the superblock) is 549346683 blocks
> The physical size of the device is 12475771 blocks
> Either the superblock or the partition table is likely to be corrupt!
> Abort<y>? yes
> Is there some way to build single volumes larger than 2TB? It should not 
> be a problem with a 64 bit OS (Windows managed to do it on this hardware 
> before I switched it over to Linux). Is there some tuning I need? Any 
> pointers to documents or other useful references would be appreciated. 
> Thanks for any/all help.

Are you using a GPT partition for that 2.x TB filesystem?