On Wed, Apr 25, 2007, Frank Altpeter wrote: > [Please CC me in replies, since i'm not subscribed to the list...] > > > Hi there, > > I was just hitting a quite strange problem with installing > FreeBSD-6.2-RELEASE on an x86 platform... > > The machine itself provides a SATA raid controller, which is > equipped with 12x500G disks, making a total of about 5 TB space. > So, because of the 2GB restriction of freebsd, i decided to create 4 > partitions: da0s1 with 60G for the system, and da0s2 - da0s4 with ($rest / > 3). Then, creating two partitions on da0s2 - da0s4 with each ($rest / 6) > in size, making the system partitions and 6 x 816G partitions. > After installation and startup, i see strange things happen, since [...]
I would rather guess you're encountering limitations of an MBR style partition table. Take a look at gpt(8) to overcome 2 GB limits. -cs _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"