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Re: "big" machines running Debian?

On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 04:51:44PM +0100, Mattias Wadenstein wrote:
> Only if you want partitions, we usually don't for large data filesystems  
> where the large filesystem sizes are relevant.

If you have a seperate OS disk, then sure, partitions are not necesary,
and even LVM and such have no need for partitions.

> As Goswin mentioned, you probably want to look at a different filesystem  
> than ext3 for non-trivial fs sizes, not only due to limits but also  
> perforamance.

Certainly true.  I am not having issues with ext3 on 2TB filesystems,
but 16TB might be a different story.

Len Sorensen

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