3 TB disk troubles

Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at tx.rr.com
Thu Feb 14 15:12:38 UTC 2013

--On February 14, 2013 6:33:31 AM -0600 Scott Bennett <bennett at cs.niu.edu> 
>      The confusing thing is that the kernel says it's a 3 TB device,
> but the utility programs say otherwise.
>      Thanks for your reply, though.  I may have to take the device back
> to the store I bought it and ask them to demonstrate to me that it
> actually works for them as a 3 TB drive.  Sigh.

What utilities are you referring to?  If it's fdisk and bsdlabel, those can 
only "see" 2TB no matter how big the disk is.  What does gpart show tell 
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