[CentOS] Partition large disk

Thu Sep 13 20:30:32 UTC 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Hi, Tony,

Tony Molloy wrote:
> I have a 24TB RAID6 disk with a GPT partition table on it. I need to
> partition it into 2 partitions one of 16TB and 1 of 8TB to put ext4
> filesystems on both. But I really need to do this remotely. ( if I can
> get to the site I could use gparted )
> Now fdisk doesn't understand GPT partition tables and pat

You have to use either parted or gparted, and as much as I prefer command
line, parted is user hostile; gparted's just the gui on top of parted. It
works fine, AFAIK, though I've only used it on 3TB drives.