Error when trying to create new partition on 4TB extenal disk
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When trying to create a new partition on an external hard drive, Disks fails and gives me an obscure error message. I tried a variety of settings (ext4, ntfs, with and without LUKS) so I don't think it's related to any specific configuration.

tbernard created this task.Sep 25 2018, 2:47 PM
mak added a subscriber: mak.Fri, Feb 22, 9:15 PM

4TB disks/partitions can not be supported, unless we switch from BIOS to UEFI with GPT support, or adding GPT support to the Librem's BIOS by other means.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GUID_Partition_Table

Partitioning the large disk into smaller partitions of sizes below 2TB might work though.

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