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Date:      Mon, 24 Jan 2011 15:51:00 -0800
From:      Devin Teske <devin.teske@fisglobal.com>
To:        Frank Bonnet <f.bonnet@esiee.fr>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Partitions greater than 1TB ?
Message-ID:  <1295913060.14172.1.camel@dt.vicor.com>
In-Reply-To: <4D3D87E3.2000708@esiee.fr>
References:  <4D3D87E3.2000708@esiee.fr>

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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)
--
Devin


> 
> 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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