centos 5.4

Posted on 2012-09-11
Last Modified: 2016-01-10
attached a 3TB external hard drive to my workstation but only sees 2TB, is there away around this?
Question by:bits-n-bites_bo

    Author Comment

    Sorry forgot to mention using Centos 5.4
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    Expert Comment

    The external drive, did you buy it as an external drive or did you take an enclosure and attach your own drive to it?
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    Accepted Solution

    Use Parted ( to create the partition as FDISK doesn't support over 2TB.

    Author Comment

    The 3TB external is bought as that...
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    Expert Comment

    Take a look at this url.  It's most likely you'll need to use Parted to reformat the drive since FDisk doesn't go over 2TB.

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