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Re: RAID-5 making big partition fails (fwd)



Gaspar Bakos kirjoitti viestissään (lähetysaika tiistai, 19. 
syyskuuta 2006 23:41):
> I have a 12 disk RAID-5 hardware RAID with an ARECA card.
> This is under FC5,  2.6.17.6 kernel. The areca driver correcly
> reports 5Tb diskspace on this unit, shown as /dev/sdc:
>
> # fdisk /dev/sdc
(...)
> It does allow me ONLY to create a 560Gb partition.
> Anyone knows the reason?

Fdisk uses the old DOS partition table format and it's limited to 
2TB. Use parted and create a GPT partition table.

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 Markku Kolkka
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