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Upon creating a datastore on my Western Digital 2TB Green drive, I didn't realize the default max size for a datastore based on the default 1MB block size was 256GB.  Part of the reasoning for building a ESXi server was to create a OpenSuse 11.4 VM to backup my SAN, HTPC and Workstation. 256GB datastores won't really work for my needs.  Luckily you aren't limited by it.   Just in case someone is searching on a solution, you have to wipe your datastore and update your block size accordingly:
  • 1MB =256GB
  • 2MB=512GB
  • 4MB=1TB
  • 8MB=2TB