[PC-BSD Dev] PC-BSD installation 4TB hardisk

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Sep 25 23:09:55 PDT 2013


On 09/25/2013 17:11, nemysis wrote:
> Hello
>
> I have had problem to install PC-BSD 9.2 on my 4TB harddisk
>
> Model is WD4000FYYZ
>
> http://m.wdc.com/en/product/580
>
> http://www.storagereview.com/wd_re_4tb_enterprise_hard_drive_review_wd4000fyyz
>
>
> I have good read
>
> http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/Disk_Selection_Screen
>
>
> I selected Partition disk with GPT because it is more than 2TB
>
>
> Because my hardisk is 4K ready, i tried to force ZFS 4k block size
>
>
> With these settings install good but GRUB does not find harddisk
> and does not load system
>
> With these settings install good but GRUB not find harddisk
> and not load system I get only
>
> grub-rescue:
>
> When i don't use
>
> Force ZFS 4k block size
>
> System install and load good.
>
>
> Please solve this, that i can use 4K for PC-BSD.
>
>
> PS:
>
> I can't sent to this list with this email nemysis at FreeBSD.org.
>
> Best regards,
> Rusmir Duško
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I'll take a look into it when I get back from EuroBSDCon. The 4k forcing
issue causes issues with some disks & GRUB, due to it forcibly moving
the first block of the ZFS pool.


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Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
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