I'm trying to create a partition on my 5.4TB disk with fdisk and the partitions are not the correct size.
Failed to see large file system, I made an RAID5 file system (DELL PERC-H730 controller) using 5x1.2TB disks and
#fdisk -l /dev/sdcshows that I do have
Disk /dev/sdc: 4798.6 GB, 4798552211456 bytes 90 heads, 3 sectors/track, 34711749 cylinders Units = cylinders of 270 * 512 = 138240 bytes
Upon making new partition using
fdisk, followed by filesystem(mkfs) and mounting the new file system only show 2.0TB???
/dev/sdc1 2.0T 199M 1.9T 1% /data
Cannot understand what I did wrong on the making of partition.
- Why can't I create partitions that utilize the whole disk?
- Why can I only create partitions that only use the first 2 TiB of a large disk?
- How do I create partitions to utilize space beyond 2TiB?
- What is the largest size disk that can be partitioned with msdos partitions?
- What is the largest size disk that can be partitioned with GUID Partition Table (GPT)?
- What is the different between msdos partitioning and GPT partitioning?
- What is a GPT Protective Partition and why is one created in msdos partition table when a GPT is also present?
- What is the difference between TB and TiB when referring to disk and partition size?
- How is a disk with more then 2TiB disk size using a DOS partition table?
- How to confirm which partition table (MBR/GPT) is present on disk?
- Does the msdos partition table supports 2TiB or 2TB?
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Disk or LUN exceeding 2TB in size
- msdos partition table
- GUID Partition Table (GPT)
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