Support for hard drives > 2 TB?
bruce at cran.org.uk
Sat Dec 4 01:18:03 UTC 2010
On Fri, 3 Dec 2010 18:12:58 -0600
Josh Paetzel <josh at tcbug.org> wrote:
> Sure. FreeBSD supports installing to and booting from GPT labeled
> disks that don't suffer from the 2TB size limitation that fdisk
> imposes. The caveat is that very few systems have a BIOS that can
> boot from a GPT labeled drive. So regardless of your OS, you may
> still have issues.
That's why we have the Protective MBR that allows a 'legacy' BIOS to
boot from GPT. I'm not sure if you can boot past the 2TB point with it
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