Tag: gpt

Install CentOS 7 on a GPT labeled disk

For one reason or another it was difficult to find the "complete" answer to installing CentOS 7 on a GPT labeled disk.  For the most part the answer was too complicated, incomplete, or inaccurate. After some trial and error the answer turns out to be a simple one. Process Basically, insert your CD/DVD for the install When presented with this...Read More »

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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