Subject: Re: 2.0 and >2T filesystems
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Allen Briggs <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/21/2005 15:09:26
On Mon, Nov 21, 2005 at 12:52:55PM -0500, der Mouse wrote:
> Now, how do I *use* that, if disklabel won't accept values over 2^32-1?
> Is my only option to mkfs /dev/raid0d, or is there some way to get a
> partition larger than 4294967295 sectors?

One option might be to use the wedge support that's out there in
current code (and perhaps in 3.x).  It's not fully-baked as far as
I know, but I believe it can handle > 2T disks/partitions.  I don't
know how much it's been exercised.


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