Comos Posted January 18, 2022 Author Share Posted January 18, 2022 29 minutes ago, SamirD said: I think the enclosures cover multiple sizes since after 2TB, the next logical limit is 16TB. I'm going to try it with a 18TB drive I recently obtained, but I don't know what the original drive was in any of the enclosures I got from others. I know mine that I bought and reformatted 4kn are 14TB easystore. The 8TB and 6TB were also easystore enclosures and the 8TB is a Red and the 6TB is a black. The 18TB I'm going to try is also going to be an easystore enclosure and this drive is a WD/HGST datacenter drive, which last time when I tried a 10TB HGST version of this drive, it would not change to 4kn. It will be interesting to see if the 18TB will allow me to use 4kn and if so, to make 2x MBR partitions to use the whole space or if it will simply be limited to 16TB. Either way I'll hopefully remember to post my results here. I guess that the 18TB will get limited to 16TB,The WDD formatter normally just creates & formats one partition.I need again to migrate my stuff from a 6TB to a new probably a 16TB WD Red Pro, but have only the controller from a 14TB EasyStore,so if it will cover all sizes then it will be good, however I can't verify that right now.It would be a good idea,if you are able to test the 14TB controller on the 18TB drive and what you see in the WD Formatter. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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