Knowledgebase: FreeBSD
Mounting more than 2TB under FreeBSD
Posted by Gurpreet Singh on 22 August 2011 03:43 AM
Problem
How to mount partitions more thatn 2TB under FreeBSD.

Solution
Run following commands
camcontrol rescan all ( to see DAS in FreeBSD)
The clear any MBRs on the DAS RAID.
dd if=/dev/zero of= /dev/da1 bs=16384 count=16

Create a gpt label.
gpt create /dev/da1

Add it.
gpt add /dev/da1

Make a new file system.
newfs –u /dev/da1p1

mkdir /storage (any directory to mount DAS)
mount /dev/da1p1 /storage

df –h ( to see DAS has been mounted successfully)
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