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SubjectRe: Problem with mke2fs on huge RAID-partition
> My problem is: If I start mke2fs [1] on the device, it writes everything
> down until "Writing Superblocks...". The system then completly hangs.
> And yes, I did wait long enough (well, at least I think 15 hours should
> be enough ;-)

More than enough

> Is there a limitation in the maximum size of a partition (well, 400 GB is
> not that small...), may it be a (known) problem of mke2fs or the particular
> Kernel-Version, or does anyone have any suggestions where else to seek?

The limit is about 1Tb currently. You are hitting something else, perhaps
a driver or VM problem ?
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