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Date:      Tue, 7 Aug 2007 09:01:09 +1000 (EST)
From:      hburton@mraentertainment.com
To:        "illoai@gmail.com" <illoai@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Large Volumes - 2.2TB missing... expecting 3.4TB!
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Thanks for the help. I will look into that further ;)


> On 06/08/07, Hartleigh Burton <hburton@mraentertainment.com> wrote:
>>
>> Thanks for the tip.
>>
>> # /dev/da1s1:
>> 8 partitions:
>> #        size   offset    fstype   [fsize bsize bps/cpg]
>>   c: 3029130401        0    unused        0     0         # "raw" part,
>> don't edit
>>   d: 3029130401        0    4.2BSD     2048 16384 28528
>>
>> Unfortunately for me, I do not really know what I am looking at here.
>>
>
> I just noticed from man 8 bsdlabel:
>
> COMPATIBILITY
>      Due to the use of an u_int32_t to store the number of sectors, BSD
> labels
>      are restricted to a maximum of 2^32-1 sectors.  This usually means
> 2TB of
>      disk space.  Larger disks should be partitioned using another method
> such
>      as gpt(8).
>
> I suspect this applies to amd64.  man 8 fdisk makes no
> mention of data size problems, but I would suspect it as
> well.
>
> --
> --
>




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