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Re: Truncated Filesystem

To: Benjamin Carr <bcarr@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Truncated Filesystem
From: Joshua Baker-LePain <jlb17@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 21:49:55 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@xxxxxxxxx>, Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Justin Piszcz <jpiszcz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, 28 Sep 2007 at 8:49pm, Benjamin Carr wrote

What kind of partition table is it?  MS-DOS partition tables have a 2 TB
limit.

Hadn't thought of that, doesn't look good. -Ben

sudo fdisk -l /dev/sdc1
benc's password:

Issue number one -- don't use fdisk, as it doesn't support devices that big. Use parted instead:


parted /dev/sdc
mklabel gpt
mkpart primary ext2 0 11TB
quit

where you may have to sub some other value for the "11TB" in the mkpart line -- I forget the exact syntax.

--
Joshua Baker-LePain
QB3 Shared Cluster Sysadmin
UCSF


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