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Re: NetBSD/amd64 5.0.2 installer scribbled over my 2TB drive :(
On Sep 29, 2010, at 11:46 AM, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> On 28 Sep 2010, at 2:44, Steven Bellovin wrote:
>> In my experience, with disks that large you have to use wedges, ...
> No, you don't because there are no 2TB drives. All those drives only provide
> 2 TiB which is less than the critical 2^32 sectors. I'm using these two
> drives ...
I think you have the units backwards :) There are no 2TiB drives (2*2^40
bytes)--the drives are about 2TB (2*10^12 bytes).
> Please try NetBSD 5.1_RC4. "sysinst" was fixed to work properly with drives
> over 1TB:
OK, I'll take a look, thanks :)
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