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Re: large file system with RAIDframe

On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 01:28:41PM -0400, Steven Bellovin wrote:
> I'm trying to create a large file system on an amd64/5.x RAID5 system.  The 
> RAID device in question is not the root partition.  I can't get the disklabel 
> to say anything sane.
> I have three 2TB disks in a RAID5 configuration.  This should, as I 
> understand things, give me 4TB of usable space.

I think you're hitting disklabel's on-disk format limitations (32bit integers).
gpt+wedge is the way to go for such large drives.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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