> From: zfs-discuss-boun...@opensolaris.org [mailto:zfs-discuss-
> boun...@opensolaris.org] On Behalf Of sol
> I added a 3TB Seagate disk (ST3000DM001) and ran the 'format' command but
> it crashed and dumped core.
> However the zpool 'create' command managed to create a pool on the whole
> disk (2.68 TB space).
> I hope that's only a problem with the format command and not with zfs or
> any other part of the kernel.

Suspicion and conjecture only:  I think format uses a fdisk label, which has a 
2T limit.  

Normally it's advised to use the whole disk directly via zpool anyway, so 
hopefully that's a good solution for you.
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