[svlug] very large hard drives

Karen Shaeffer shaeffer at neuralscape.com
Wed Nov 12 13:52:25 PST 2003

On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 08:22:26PM -0800, David Hummel wrote:
> I recently added a 250GB Western Digital drive (WD2500JBRTL) to a RH9
> system via a Promise Ultra133 TX2 controller.  I was good to go after a
> reboot without any retooling of the kernel or modules.

I believe the 2.4.x kernels can handle up to 1 Terabyte partitions. The
drive can actually be larger.

The 2.6.x kernels can handle up to 16 Terabyte partitions.


 Karen Shaeffer
 Neuralscape, Palo Alto, Ca. 94306
 shaeffer at neuralscape.com  http://www.neuralscape.com

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