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Mounting ufs2 multi-disk partition on Fedora 20

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I have a 10TB UFS (ufs2) partition on 4 3TB disks that I'd like to have mounted on Fedora so I can move it to an EXT4 or XFS partition.

Fedora sees the disks as /dev/sdb /dev/sdc /dev/sdd and /dev/sde

this disk utility tells me that /dev/sd[bde] are of Contents: Unknown — but /dev/sdc is listed as Content: Unknown (ufs 2)

that gives me hope that it knows the drive type and might be mountable. But reading the man pages for mount and stab there is no means to specify multi drives for a mount point. Also no means to use the full raw drive, mount wants to use a slice.


[root@fedora-nas-local brian]# fdisk -l /dev/sd[bcde]

Disk /dev/sdb: 2.7 TiB, 3000592982016 bytes, 5860533168 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 4096 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 4096 bytes / 4096 bytes

Disk /dev/sdc: 2.7 TiB, 3000592982016 bytes, 5860533168 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 4096 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 4096 bytes / 4096 bytes

Disk /dev/sdd: 2.7 TiB, 3000592982016 bytes, 5860533168 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 4096 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 4096 bytes / 4096 bytes

Disk /dev/sde: 2.7 TiB, 3000592982016 bytes, 5860533168 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 4096 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 4096 bytes / 4096 bytes

[root@fedora-nas-local brian]# cat /proc/partitions 
major minor  #blocks  name

   8        0  234431064 sda
   8        1     498688 sda1
   8        2     499712 sda2
   8        3     499712 sda3
   8        4          1 sda4
   8        5    1998848 sda5
   8        6   76498944 sda6
   8        7   76498944 sda7
   8        8   77930496 sda8
   8       16 2930266584 sdb
   8       32 2930266584 sdc
  11        0    1048575 sr0
   8       48 2930266584 sdd
   8       64 2930266584 sde
[root@fedora-nas-local brian]# 
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