2 Tb limit

Gary Palmer gpalmer at freebsd.org
Sat Jan 14 04:06:57 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 07:48:42PM -0800, Jim Pazarena wrote:
> Is there any way to create file systems bigger than 2Tb?
> I was hoping that a 64-bit OS may have this ability.
> I have a ProLiant rack server which I installed a 4Tb raid
> -before- I discovered that I couldn't exceed 2Tb.

FreeBSD can use filesystems many times larger than 2TiB, however
I suspect the problem you are running into is with the default 
MBR partition table which is limited to 2TIB.  Try using a GPT
partition table instead.



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