Problem with more than 1T B

Christian evilninja at
Tue Dec 7 23:26:25 UTC 2004

Tobias Amon schrieb:
> Hello,
> I'm using linux kernel 2.6.8-24.

what is -24? which distribution?

> I configured it with "CONFIGURE_EXT3_FS=y"
> and installed "e2fsprogs".
> Now I try formatting my 2,5 TB HDD (Raid5 12x250GB)
> how can I do this? the system internal tool does only format 1TB.

have you enabled "LBD" too?

 > config LBD
 >      Say Y here if you want to attach large (bigger than 2TB) discs to
 >      your machine, or if you want to have a raid or loopback device
 >      bigger than 2TB.  Otherwise say N.

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