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Drive size limit?

On Monday 07 June 2004 10:41 pm, Billy SG McCarthy wrote:
> I think the 2TB limit is a function of either the SCSI BIOS or the System
> BIOS.  I'm using an Adaptec 29160 card to connect to the standalone RAID
> controller.  I emailed Adaptec and they told me that the SCSI spec only
> allows for a 2TB drive, but that doesn't sit right in my head.

If that's the case, you should be able to get around it using an LVM, right?  
Combine several sub-2TB partions with the logical volume manager into one 
super-2TB partition.  To the hardware, they're < 2TB.  To your application, 
it's > 2TB.

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