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Wed, 23 Dec 2009 12:30:30 -1000
>>>>> "Jim" == Jim Thomas <address@hidden> writes:
Jim> I'm trying to use parted to initialize a 7TB "disk" that will end up
Jim> with xfs as its file system. I got it to work in interactive mode
Jim> after some experimenting. But I'd like to be able to use the command
Jim> Of course I now see that the help command says it is
Jim> mkpart PART-TYPE [FS-TYPE] START END make a partition
Jim> address@hidden:~/] # /h/thomas/src/parted/parted-1.9.0/parted/parted
--script -- /dev/sdb mkpart gpt 0.0 -1s
Jim> Error: You requested a partition from 0.00B to 7000GB.
Jim> The closest location we can manage is 17.4kB to 7000GB.
Jim> address@hidden:~/] #
Except that it does not :<
address@hidden:~/] # parted --script /dev/sdb mklabel gpt
address@hidden:~/] # parted --script -- /dev/sdb mkpart gpt 0 -1s
Error: You requested a partition from 0.00B to 7000GB.
The closest location we can manage is 17.4kB to 7000GB.
address@hidden:~/] # parted /dev/sdb print
Model: AMCC 9650SE-8LP DISK (scsi)
Disk /dev/sdb: 7000GB
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
Partition Table: gpt
Number Start End Size File system Name Flags
So I'm still off to RTFC :<