Re: Partition greater than 2 Tbyte
On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 07:00:10AM -0500, Michael Pobega wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 08:12:17AM +0100, Jon Ingason wrote:
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> > Roberto C. Sanchez skrev:
> > > On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 04:52:12PM +0100, Jon Ingason wrote:
> > >> What is the physical limit for a diskpartition in kernel 2.6?
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> > > I think the kernel has a logical limit. The physical limit is
> > > determined by your hardware.
> > OK then, what is the logical limit? I have disk array with 14x500 GB
> > disks with hardware raid 6. That i about 7 TB. Can the kernel handle
> > that large filesystem and how do I do?
> I don't even think GRUB/Lilo can handle that large of a system. As far
> as I know GRUB can only be used on filesystems under 2 TB. I know
> nothing about the restraints of the kernel, though.
well, there is a large block device support in the linux kernel for
devices >2TB, and the filesystems mostly support is (ext2/3: 16TB, xfs
grub should not be a problem:
who needs >2TB for /boot ?
Albert Dengg <email@example.com>