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Re: Big filesystems.

On Mon, 2005-02-14 at 14:49 -0500, Ben Russo wrote:
> I have a Big disk array with 3 1.6TB RAID 5 LUNs and a global hot spare.
> I want to bind them together into a single 4.8TB filesystem with LVM.
> I have an AMD Opteron Processor in the server to attach to the array.
> I assume that I need a 64bit 2.6 series kernel yes?
> Are there any special build options necessary, or do the regular 64-bit 
> 2.6 kernels allow such large filesystems?

ext3 with the standard 4KB block will allow a 4TB filesystem.  XFS is
practically unlimited.

2.6 would clearly be better.  2.4 barely works on AMD64.


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