2.4TB disk - MBR and GPT coexist?
jrhett at svcolo.com
Fri Jan 12 06:28:40 UTC 2007
On Jan 11, 2007, at 10:00 PM, Charles Sprickman wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Jan 2007, Jo Rhett wrote:
>>>>> Not any one that I've ever seen in commodity disks. Yes, on
>>>>> big fiber channel disk cabinets. No to 6-8 drive raid
>>>> I'd be very surprised if you can't. You can certainly do it
>>>> with Areca (arcmsr(4)), HP (ciss(4)), IBM ServeRAID (ips(4)),
>>>> although the details vary.
>> On Jan 11, 2007, at 8:02 PM, Charles Sprickman wrote:
>>> I can confirm 3Ware controllers also work that way.
>> Please enlighten me. I see no such options in the BIOS menu.
> I've done it in 3DM2, but look at pages 23+24 (printed page
> numbers) here and the stuff regarding setting up a seperate boot
Those are CLI functions. Which means you have to boot to run the
CLI, so cart->horse.
Sorry for being terse, but I have to solve the boot problem which is
what started this conversation.
For data arrays not part of boot, I could simply use GPT and be done
with it. I only need small volumes to solve the boot problem.
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