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Re: 2TB file system

Rick Pasotto:
> 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?

Not a problem per se, but personally, I would use LVM. If you don't have
2TB of data yet, you probably don't know how you are going to use it.

> Any other considerations?

Your drive may use 4k blocks. Before creating a filesystem on it, make
sure it will be aligned to the internal device structure. Otherwise, you
may notice a performance penalty.

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