OS Installation

Linux OS Support for Disk Drives Beyond 2.2 TeraBytes (TB)

Linux, like other operating systems, has a 2.2TB limitation in the Master Boot Record (MBR). Partitions greater than 2.2TB will need to utilize the GUID Partition Table (GPT) structure.

UEFI systems using GPT partitions is supported by newest 64-bit distributions.

Linux kernel version v2.6.35 or newer is known to support >2TiB disk drives.

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