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Re: large disks
On 09/27/2012 at 8:34 AM, "Martin Husemann" wrote:>On Thu, Sep 27,
2012 at 08:52:42AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> neoluddite%hushmail.com@localhost writes:
>> > I recently upgraded to a 3TB hard disk and the 6.0_RC2 installer
>> > not recognize it even though the bios does. Is there anything
>> > that must be done to use large hard disks?
>> No, but my understanding is that disklabel only does 2T, and AFAIK
>> bootcode does not yet grasp GPT.
>Well, there is bootcode for i386 and amd64 available that does,
>sysinst does not deal with partitioning via gpt yet (we did a Google
>Summer of Code project and will probably integrate results soon after
>-6 is released).
>However, this does not explain why no disk is offered at all.
>Could you boot the installer again, select the Utilities menu and
>"start /bin/sh"? Then do:
>and please report the results.
hw.disknames = cd0 sd0 sd1
sd0 and sd1 are flash card readers
FreeBSD 9 recognized the disk so I will use that for the time being.
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