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[ale] Debian 7, can only see 2TB of 4TB drive
- Subject: [ale] Debian 7, can only see 2TB of 4TB drive
- From: eholcroft at mkainc.com (Edward Holcroft)
- Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2014 11:41:39 -0400
Any idea why I cannot get this disk to partition as a single 4TB drive? A
quick Google reveals many people? experiencing this problem. I tried this:
Welcome to GNU Parted! Type 'help' to view a list of commands.
(parted) mklabel gpt
Warning: The existing disk label on /dev/sdg will be destroyed and all data
this disk will be lost. Do you want to continue?
Model: Generic External (scsi)
Disk /dev/sdg: 2000GB
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
Partition Table: gpt
fdisk is of no use either.
btw this is a brand new free-standing Seagate drive that was never in an
enclosure or such, I know sometimes the manufacturers do strange stuff with
drives in enclosures.
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