Maverick on Weybridge + WD2.5THDD

Colin Ian King colin.king at canonical.com
Fri Oct 8 08:15:56 UTC 2010


On Thu, 2010-10-07 at 15:23 -0700, Hsiung, Harry L wrote:
> I had done an installation on maverick meerkat daily build amd64.iso
>  from 9/10/10 for IDF (sept 14th). I did not have any problems and
>  could see all of the disk. The official Meerkat build (before sept
>  11th) appears to have UEFI install missing.
> 
> If you have any disk utilities to test the filesystem (all 2.5tb or
>  3tb) would like to know if the file system is really functional all
>  they way out to the end of the disk.

I generally use bonnie++.
> 
> Could do the brute force thing of copying files until I fill the disk
>  up but it is really time consuming. Checking to see if the filesystem
>  is corrupt is still a question in my mind (does fsck check this for
>  disks and file systems >2.2 tb)?

Probably creating a partition that spans across the 2TB boundary and
soaking this is a good idea.  Also, creating a partition that's a few GB
in size and sits at the end of the HDD and soak testing this is worth
while.


> 
> Harry Hsiung (熊海霖)
> Intel Corp.
> SSG PSI Tiano/EFI TME
> Dupont WA DP2-420
> office 253-371-5381
> cell 360-870-2141
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Manoj Iyer [mailto:manoj.iyer at canonical.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, October 07, 2010 11:31 AM
> To: Bob Griswold; Hsiung, Harry L
> Cc: Ubuntu Kernel Team
> Subject: Maverick on Weybridge + WD2.5THDD 
> 
> 
> Harry/Bob,
> 
> I was able to install Maverick on the Weybridge with the 2.5T HDD shipped 
> to me from WD by Bob. Installed from CD in UEFI mode.
> 
> 
> Disk /dev/sda1: 18 MB, 18874368 bytes
> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 2 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
> Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 4096 bytes
> I/O size (minimum/optimal): 4096 bytes / 4096 bytes
> Disk identifier: 0x00000000
> 
>       Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
> 
> 
> Disk /dev/sda2: 2494.4 GB, 2494448009216 bytes
> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 303266 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
> Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 4096 bytes
> I/O size (minimum/optimal): 4096 bytes / 4096 bytes
> Disk identifier: 0x00000000
> 
> Looks ok to me at first glance, if you guys notice anything abnormal 
> please share it with me.
> 
> 
> Cheers
> --- manjo
> 






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