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Re: "big" machines running Debian?

On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 04:48:30PM -0500, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 02:55:09PM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
> > Who boots off of (or puts / on) a 2TB partition?
> Someone with a 4 drive raid5 on a hardware controller with 750GB SATA
> drives.  Hence the only drive in the system is a 2.25TB device with
> partitions and everything on it.  The root partition isn't very big,
> but it's on a drive that is bigger than 2TB and hence needs something
> other than a DOS partition table.

Why wouldn't you configure the raid controller to give you a small
logical drive (with whatever raid config you want) for the OS, and the
larger logical drive for your data (or for LVM for everything except /)?


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