[OpenIndiana-discuss] 3TB disks for tank zpool? Can only use 2 TB.

Nikola M. minikola at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 16:50:49 UTC 2011

On 03/22/11 03:20 PM, John McEntee wrote:
> http://wiki.openindiana.org/oi/SATA+-+Advanced+Format+and+4K+Sector+drives
> This only provides a small performance workaround for drives using 4K
> sectors internally but presenting 512b sectors. It does nothing to enable a
> partition to be greater than 2TB, which opensolaris puts on the disk when I
> give zpool a bank empty unpartitioned disk.
I have not heard that any Solaris* can use disk/partition in zpool,
larger then 2TB. Maybe you can try partitioning disk with 2+1TB

That might be good request for IllumOS.org crew to enhance OS/Net and ZFS.

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