Re: 2TB file system
On 2011-08-16 18:31 +0200, Rick Pasotto wrote:
> I recently acquired a 2TB SATA HD that I have not yet installed. It will
> be used entirely to store media files. Would there be any problems in
> formating the entire disk (no partitions) as an EXT4 file system?
That is certainly possible, but a bit inflexible. Using a partition
table (classic DOS-compatible or GPT) might be better.
> Any other considerations?
You probably want to run tune2fs(8) with the -m, -c and -i options on
the newly created filesystem, since the mke2fs defaults are not really
optimal for such big disks.