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SubjectRe: 3TB disk hassles
Neil Conway wrote:
> Right now, the only scheme I have vaguely concocted in my head that
> will make this work for us is to add another disk to become the boot
> disk - this is actually a major PITA cos there's really no physical
> space in the chassis - and then use a GPT/EFI (whatever?) partition
> table on the big disk. This means that BIOS won't understand the big
> disk at all but that'll be OK since it isn't trying to boot from it.
> Anyone with a magic tip for how to do this is welcome to tell us all
> ;-))

I had a GUID partition table (GPT) on my system (x86, normal
mainboard/BIOS etc) and it worked fine. I didn't need a separate boot
disk. I used grub as the boot loader. I think if you enable GPT in the
kernel you should be able to boot stright from the big disk.

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