[CentOS] mkfs.ext3 on a 9TB volume

William A. Mahaffey III wam at HiWAAY.net
Tue Sep 13 14:35:25 UTC 2005


Brian T. Brunner wrote:

>Add to your soap-box: the standard 'man' is disregarded, you are left to use (non-standard) info.
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>There's a man -k call, I haven't found an info -k equivalent.
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>Yes, there's a great calling for thankless man page writing in the *nix world.
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>Brian Brunner
>brian.t.brunner at gai-tronics.com
>(610)796-5838
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>>>>wam at HiWAAY.net 09/13/05 08:24AM >>>
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>Chris Mauritz wrote:
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>>Perhaps I'm just extremely lucky, but I've not run into this magic 1TB 
>>barrier that I see bandied about here.  Heck, if you're willing to 
>>roll the dice on Hitachi drives, you can get a terabyte these days 
>>with just 2 hard disks in the array with RAID0 or 3 disks with RAID5.
>>Unfortunately, a lot of the documentation and FAQs are quite out of 
>>date which can lead to some confusion.
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>Grrrrrrrrrrr, 1 of my *long time* complaints w/ Linux (any Linux, 
>apparently) is that nobody bothers to keep 
>man-pages/FAQS/other-documentation up to date. The cron(8) on my SuSE 
>9.2 P4 is dated 1996 (!!!). I lay this at the feet of the distro folks 
>myself, but none of them have taken it up :-) ....
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I have tried to find tools to convert info pages to man, but no luck. I 
*think* there are tex-to-man tools, but the tex data (from which info 
documents normally come) isn't always installed .... The combination of 
man & less is about the best text-based info system I could dream up. Oh 
well ....

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	William A. Mahaffey III
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