can't recognize the harddisk size
blchupin at iinet.net.au
Sun Apr 21 06:34:58 UTC 2013
On 21/04/13 11:03, Doug wrote:
> > AFAIK 2TB is at the limit for an msdos-labelled disk and using a
> gpt-label might be better
> How to use a gpt-label for this disk? thanks.
> 2013/4/20 Tom H <tomh0665 at gmail.com <mailto:tomh0665 at gmail.com>>
> Did you reboot or run kpartx or partprobe before running mkfs?
> AFAIK 2TB is at the limit for an msdos-labelled disk and using a
> gpt-label might be better (CAN SOMEONE CONFIRM - OR INFIRM - THIS?)
> but I think that your problem comes from the kernel no knowing about
> the partition that you've created.
I have 2 external 2TB HDDs and I have had no hassles with formatting
them. All I did was use gparted (contained in the SystemRescueCD - and
essential tool) to format the drives.
Both HDDs, when bought, were - would you be surprised if otherwise? -
formatted in msdos FAT32.
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