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According to this there will be an issue.

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Thanks, I saw that link too, he may be right but evidence is anecdotal . –  Henry May 30 '11 at 0:54
    
I am inclined to agree forums.whirlpool.net.au/archive/1587734 shows a 1.5 in use. –  soandos May 30 '11 at 0:57
    
I have some experience from writing SCSI controller drivers, and the LBA limit is usually determined by the protocol itself, e.g a 32-bit number is used for block addressing (still 32-bit == 2TB of 512 sectors). Not sure if newer HDs use a 4K sector size and that it could be a factor? –  Henry May 30 '11 at 2:34

Let me answer my own question. YES the PowerMac G5 supports 2TB drives. I installed 2x2TB Western Digital drives in my PowerMac G5 Dual 1.8 Ghz in a RAID-1 configuration.

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