2.4TB disk - MBR and GPT coexist?
janm at transactionware.com
Fri Jan 12 06:48:56 UTC 2007
Jo Rhett wrote:
> On Jan 11, 2007, at 10:36 PM, Jan Mikkelsen wrote:
>> I just had a look at that documentation. Not far before the referenced
>> pages it says to hit "ALT-3" to enter the BIOS configuration, and then
>> describes the procedure for creating a unit including creating a "boot
>> unit". No operating system is required at that stage.
>> The only 3ware controller I have here is an old 6000 series controller,
>> but it functions in the same way: When booting the machine, enter the
>> magic keystrokes, use the BIOS utility to configure the volumes, then
>> continue with the installation.
>> Do you see the "boot unit" option when use use ALT-3 to enter the 3ware
>> configuration BIOS?
> Yes. That's where I enabled Auto Carving at 2TB :-)
> But that option doesn't exist in the 9000-series controllers :-( If it
> existed in the 6000, they must have taken it out and then added it back
Sorry, I was unclear. The option doesn't exist in the 6000 series
controllers, but rather you get to the configuration screens before booting
into the operating system.
Which controller, exactly, are you using?
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