2.4TB disk - MBR and GPT coexist?
spork at bway.net
Fri Jan 12 06:36:13 UTC 2007
On Thu, 11 Jan 2007, Jo Rhett wrote:
> 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 controllers.
>>>>> 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
>>> 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 volume:
> Those are CLI functions. Which means you have to boot to run the CLI, so
The pages I mention are for the 3Ware BIOS, not tw_cli or 3DM2... I'm
looking at the pdf and the screenshots are clearly from the 3Ware BIOS.
Check it out...
> 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.
> Jo Rhett
> senior geek
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