[CentOS] 3TB External USB Drive isn't recognized

Mon Aug 12 19:03:23 UTC 2013
Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org>

On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 02:56:59PM -0400, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:

> I'll note right back at'cha that all of the 3TB drives we have appear to
> have firmware in them that will present the blocks as 512b.

Many/most "advanced format" do "512e" but not all do.

The newer 1Tb disks I have do, as "smartctl -a" tells me:

  User Capacity:    1,000,204,886,016 bytes [1.00 TB]
  Sector Sizes:     512 bytes logical, 4096 bytes physical