use parted with
Most disks on x86/amd64 are prepared using an msdos label, thus supporting partitions up to 2T in size. To create larger partitions (2 TB and more), one must use a gpt label (the GUID Partition Type). With parted, this can be accomplished with mklabel gpt:
(parted) help (parted) print (parted) mklabel gpt (parted) mkpart primary ext4 0% 100% (parted) print (parted) quit
Prepare partition with
Mount and enjoy.