[CentOS] Centos 5 on Large Disks [SOLVED]

Peter Kjellstrom cap at nsc.liu.se
Wed Oct 24 06:57:40 UTC 2007


On Wednesday 24 October 2007, Anup Shukla wrote:
...
> Dell PERC 5/i "does" have an option to create multiple LUNs.
> So, i have been quite moronic in not trying to apply logic initially.
> As for now, i am creating a small "system" disk,
> and multiple 500G "data" disks.

Reconsider the "multiple 500G" part. Slicing a raid-set up typically has bad 
performance effects (how bad depends on the controller). This results from 
that linux now considers several parts of your one raidset as devices to be 
scheduled independently.

/Peter

> I do not really need to have 1 big partition for the data.
>
> So this is a lot simpler setup i believe,
> and no chance of hitting the 2T limit.
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