bin/71408: bsdlabel refuses to label a 2.7TB array on a 3ware
9500-12 SATA controller
brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Wed Sep 8 11:00:42 PDT 2004
The following reply was made to PR bin/71408; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Brooks Davis <brooks at one-eyed-alien.net>
To: freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Cc: nevans at talkpoint.com
Subject: Re: bin/71408: bsdlabel refuses to label a 2.7TB array on a 3ware 9500-12 SATA controller
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2004 10:55:09 -0700
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On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 03:20:32PM +0000, Nick Evans wrote:
> It seems that 2 terabytes is the treshold when bsdlabel starts acting fu=
The on disk format of the BSD label does not support partitions greater
then 2TB. What we probably need to do is detect attempts to label such
disks and refuse.
If you don't need to boot off of the array you can use gpt(8) partitions
Any statement of the form "X is the one, true Y" is FALSE.
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