Re: Big filesystems.
- To: Ben Russo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Subject: Re: Big filesystems.
- From: "Jeffrey W. Baker" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2005 13:33:09 -0800
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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
2.6 would clearly be better. 2.4 barely works on AMD64.