Formatting bigger Partitions
sh at sourcecode.de
Wed May 31 11:04:05 CEST 2006
On Wednesday 31 May 2006 10:36, Thomas Lange wrote:
> >>>>> On Wed, 31 May 2006 09:51:46 +0200, Stephan Hermann
> >>>>> <sh at sourcecode.de> said:
> > We came across a problem in sfdisk/fdisk/cfdisk that it can't handle
> > sector sizes, where the numbers are >9 chars.
> Fill a bug report for sfdisk.
For sure, including a patch :)
> > We tried to partition a 6.3TB Partition on an HW Raid 6 and format it
> > later with xfs.
> > With parted it works, but with no other partition tool.
> So if sfdiks does not work, use a hook for task partition and use
> parted inside this hook. It's not that flexible as a disk_config file,
> but it will work. IMO there are examples of some partitions hooks in
> the faiwiki.
we wrote a hook for partitioning the disk using parted.
But I wondered if anybody else was encountering this problem :)
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