Subject: Re: disklabeling a 5 TB partition!?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Pavel Cahyna <email@example.com>
Date: 08/07/2006 00:15:06
On Sun, Aug 06, 2006 at 11:04:16AM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 11:37:38PM +0200, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 01:42:15PM +0200, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> > > On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 01:22:51PM +0200, Markus W Kilbinger wrote:
> > > > Hmm, any variant of newfs I tried to create a ffs on /dev/rraid0d failed
> > > > complaining about exceeding the above mentioned maxinum disklabel size
> > > > (1666108800). Ayn way to circumvent this (kernels internal opinion about
> > > > the maximun disk size)?
> > >
> > > Try "newfs -O2" to create an FFSv2 filesystem. FFSv2 supports filesystems
> > > bigger than 1TB whereas FFSv1 does not.
> > I strongly doubt it.
> Well, I used ffsv2 on a 2.8TB filesystem, without troubles.
I was unclear. I doubt that FFSv1 can't support partitions > 1TB, not
that FFSv2 can.