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Date:      Thu, 30 Jun 2011 09:13:42 +0200
From:      "O. Hartmann" <ohartman@zedat.fu-berlin.de>
To:        Joshua Boyd <boydjd@jbip.net>
Cc:        freebsd-stable@freebsd.org, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Dell PowerEdge 1950: MPT0 doesn't recogniz hard drive > 2TB
Message-ID:  <4E0C2226.1060507@zedat.fu-berlin.de>
In-Reply-To: <BANLkTinZn0p2jYjtOVobvS0Ok+cTXksO4g@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <4E0ADB0A.2070409@zedat.fu-berlin.de> <BANLkTinZn0p2jYjtOVobvS0Ok+cTXksO4g@mail.gmail.com>

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On 06/29/11 15:57, Joshua Boyd wrote:
> 2011/6/29 O. Hartmann <ohartman@zedat.fu-berlin.de
> <mailto:ohartman@zedat.fu-berlin.de>>
>
>     Questions:
>     a) Is this an issue of FreeBSD 8.2-STABLE or is it a firmware/BIOS
>     issue which can be solved?
>
>
> Hi Oliver,
>
> Neither, unfortunately. The 1068E based cards do not support drives over
> 2TB. See here:
>
> http://kb.lsi.com/KnowledgebaseArticle16399.aspx
>
> --
> Joshua Boyd
>
> E-mail: boydjd@jbip.net <mailto:boydjd@jbip.net>
> http://www.jbip.net

Hello Joshua.
Thanks for the fast response.
Yes, you're right. I revealed by several postings in the net that the 
controller in question is not capable of handling disks > 2TB. It's a pitty.

Oliver



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