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Old 07-30-2009, 12:40 AM   #1
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LXer: Make the most of large drives with GPT and Linux


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Once a faraway problem, an important barrier in disk storage is fast becoming a reality: the venerable master boot record (MBR) partitioning scheme can't fully handle disks larger than 2TB. With 1TB-hard disks now common and 2TB-disks becoming available, forward-looking individuals are thinking about alternatives to the MBR partitioning scheme. The heir apparent is the GUID Partition Table (GPT). Learn how to make sure your Linux® system is fully prepared for the future of disk storage.

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