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Date:      Mon, 24 Jan 2011 15:51:00 -0800
From:      Devin Teske <>
To:        Frank Bonnet <>
Subject:   Re: Partitions greater than 1TB ?
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On Mon, 2011-01-24 at 15:08 +0100, Frank Bonnet wrote: 

> Hello
> I'm trying to install a new server ( HP Proliant 380 G7 ) which has
> a 2.5 TB RAID Array.
> It seems impossible to use the Freebsd sysinstall to partition this
> raid array disks.

Correct. Currently sysinstall can only perform MBR partitioning
(partitions limited to 2TB max).

You want GPT partitioning.

See gpart(8)

> I get an error message when running the partitionner
> Error mounting /mnt/dev/da1s1e on /mnt/.user : input/output error
> Anyone has infos about this problem ?
> Thanks
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