2tb+ os/hw support

Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by tporter, Oct 15, 2019.

  1. tporter

    tporter [H]Lite

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    Am I right in thinking the only limitation for 2tb drives were:

    A) bios limitation - solved by uefi
    B) mbr format - solved by gpt

    So If any device claims support for 3tb+ drives, it should be compatible with ANY large drive for the forseeable future right? Is there some limitation other than these 2 items? I cant see kernel version or anything similar limiting this (unless an intentional limit put into kernel by vendor)
     
  2. Welsper

    Welsper Gawd

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    you're correct. it should just work, likely 3tb was the largest drive at the time.
     
  3. Farva

    Farva Shens!

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    And x64 bit OS vs 32 bit.
     
  4. bigdogchris

    bigdogchris [H]ard as it Gets

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    File systems have limitations too.