[CentOS] Centos 5.2 install problem (SOLVED)

Michael Kress kress at hal.saar.de
Thu Nov 27 16:06:18 UTC 2008


Michael Kress wrote:
>> Try again using a volume that is less than 2TB in size and see
>> if it makes a difference?
> Just found in the 3ware manual:
> "Even though the Linux 2.6 kernel supports partitions larger than 2 TB,
> the installers for SuSE and Redhat do not. Turn auto-carving on to prevent
> the installation from failing."
> Well, it's actually not the installer, but anyways, I'll give it a try and
> then give you a feedback! I don't really need partitions > 2TB.

That's exactly how I just solved the issue - in the 3ware BIOS I defined
a bootable device of 50GB for the base system and the rest was carved by
auto-carving into chunks of 1024 GB.
Works like a charm!
Thanks for your hints!

Michael Kress, kress at hal.saar.de
http://www.michael-kress.de / http://kress.net
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