Create 2.5TB file system on 5.4S?
jd at ugcs.caltech.edu
Mon Aug 15 01:02:59 GMT 2005
Where exactly did you run into trouble?
I'm guessing you made the array, you have a device for it in /dev but
ran into problems (expected) using fdisk or bsdlabel.
On Sun, 14 Aug 2005, Brandon Fosdick wrote:
> Now that my shiny new 9500S is installed and not fighting for IRQs, I've created and initialized a ~2.5TB array using the bios utility. So the next step is mounting the new array.
> I naively tried following the regular handbook instructions for adding a new drive and failed miserably. And after googling a bit I now know why, and realized that I knew why before, but I was being stupid.
> I've seen a few mentions of using gpt(8) and some vague references to using dedicated mode. But I haven't seen anything that says "this is the Right Way to do it". So...what's the proper way to make a large file system?
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