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How to Add a New Disk Larger Than 2TB to An Existing Linux System

May 04, 2017, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lakshmi Dhandapani)

This article will help you to understand how to use parted command for disk partitioning.

Have you ever tried to do the partitioning of hard disk larger than 2TB using fdisk utility and wondered why you end up getting a warning to use GPT? Yes, you got that right. We cannot partition a hard disk larger than 2TB using fdisk tool.

In such cases, we can use parted command.

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