Creating a Partition Over 2TB With FDISK Fails (Doc ID 727642.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 4.0 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Linux Itanium
Linux Kernel - Version: 4.0 to 5.0
***Checked for relevance on 02-Jan-2014***

Symptoms

You have tried to create a Filesystem over 2 Terrabyte ( TB ) using fdisk and after reboot the Filesystem has only a Size of 2 Terrabyte.

Changes

 

Cause

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