Problem partitioning disk

Martijn van Oosterhout kleptog at
Thu Sep 26 18:35:17 EST 2002

On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 04:51:42PM +1000, Kim Holburn wrote:
> At 3:26 PM +1000 2002/09/26, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >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?

Hmm, what kernel version? what version of [c]fdisk? which distribution?

Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog at>
> There are 10 kinds of people in the world, those that can do binary
> arithmetic and those that can't.

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