Problem partitioning disk
kim.holburn at anu.edu.au
Thu Sep 26 16:51:42 EST 2002
At 3:26 PM +1000 2002/09/26, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
>I have a 160GB RAID array to partition and it doesn't seem to be working
>very well. Both fdisk and cfdisk die with the error "File size limit
>exceeded" (actually, it seems to be a signal of sorts).
I partitioned a 160GB hard disk yesterday without problems. Did you say RAID? I think you have to use LVM don't you?
>I suspect it's due to the fact that I want extended partitions and [c]fdisk
>needs to seek a fair way to place them.
>- has anyone seen this before?
>- at what size does it kick in? (128GB?, odd number)
>- is it a kernel problem, libc problem or [c]fdisk problem?
>Thanks in advance,
>Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at svana.org> http://svana.org/kleptog/
>> There are 10 kinds of people in the world, those that can do binary
> > arithmetic and those that can't.
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