Tag: gdisk

Convert MBR Partition in CentOS/RHEL/AlmaLinux 8

By default when installing CentOS 8, the BIOS will be MBR. This can be changed while installing by adding the inst.gpt to the vmlinuz line during the installing process.  However, if you forget to do so, it is not too late.  For fun, I followed this process that I found online and it worked without damaging the virtual machine.  I…

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Break the 2TB limit in Linux with gdisk

Without going into too much detail, for over 30 years the MBR has been the hard drive partition standard, which has a 2TB limit. GPT replaces MBR with one of it’s key benefits, exceeding the 2TB limit. While the fdisk tool is dated, there are several other tools that handle 2TB drives and beyond. gdisk One such tool, is gdisk,…

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