3TB disc and block alignment
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Thu Feb 17 12:45:15 UTC 2011
Edho P Arief wrote:
> > I have one of the new 3TB drives:
> > da0: <Hitachi HUA723030ALA640 > Fixed Direct Access SCSI-5 device
> > da0: 2861588MB (5860533168 512 byte sectors: 255H 63S/T 364801C)
> > Now as far as I understand, one can operate it with many 512byte blocks
> > or one can try to use the internal 4kbyte blocks.
> ...I think it goes like this.
> >>>create GPT
> # gpart create -s gpt da0
> >>>add partition, start at 4k-aligned sector
> # gpart add -t freebsd-zfs -b 1024 da0
Thanks -- is it also possible to have something like
da0: 2861588MB (732566646 4096 byte sectors: 255H 63S/T 364801C)
appear during the boot ?
Has anyone ever tried ? Would FreeBSD support it ?
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