PowerVault MD 1000 Raid -- Linux Partitioning Problems

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Wed Oct 25 11:21:18 CDT 2006

Hi, I am using Debian as well parted is a program recommended to partition large volumes and u can get with apt-get isntall parted.


On Wed, 25 Oct 2006 09:04:58 +0100 (BST), Gordon Henderson <gordon at drogon.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Oct 2006, lists at aresgate.net wrote:
>> Hi, i have a Dell PowerVault MD 1000 raid and i would like to use it as
>> one big FS. I am having problems partitioning it with parted. I changed
>> the label to gpt with mklabel gpt and it can detect the size but
>> whenever i try to create a partition it does not give an error but
>> doesnt create anything. Can someone please help?
> I don't know much about parted & mklabel I'm guessing those are the RH
> utilities (I'm strictly Debin here), but have you tried a different disk
> partitioner, eg. cfdisk, fdisk, sfdisk (in that order, although if you
> have to resort to sfdisk then you're probably doomed ;-)
> Gordon

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