Problem partitioning disk

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at
Thu Sep 26 19:10:14 EST 2002

At 6:35 PM +1000 2002/09/26, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
>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?

SuSE 8.0, fdisk v2.11n

I also have a 160G RAID partitioned on SuSE 7.1 (fdisk v2.10q) but I think it was done with LVM.


Kim Holburn 
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