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Re: [linux-lvm] using 160GB IDE drives under linux with LVM.



On Fri, Feb 08, 2002 at 04:42:34AM +0100, Terje Kvernes wrote:
> "Chad C. Walstrom" <chewie wookimus net> writes:
> 
> > On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 10:33:46PM +0100, Terje Kvernes wrote:
> > >   fdisk is only able to address 128GiB, that's rather obvious.  if I
> > >   make one partition, 
> > 
> > Why make a partition at all?  Why not just make a physical volume out of
> > the whole disk?
> 
>   like I said, if I pvcreate the device itself, /dev/hdc,
>   /proc/lvm/global then returns the size as 134152192KB.  so it's
>   still off.  :/

That's just "134152192 KB / 1024 MB/KB / 1024 GB/MB = 127.937 GB"
which is close enough to 128 GB ;-)

> 
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