[CentOS] Kickstart 8TB partition limit?

Jeff Hefner jeffhefner at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 15:35:27 UTC 2010


hopefully this helps I have quite a few systems in the same boat.
really large volume formated as xfs for storing backup data. Here is a
simplified snippet from my kickstart files.


part pv.2 --noformat --ondisk=sdb --size=1 --grow
volgroup lg_largevol --pesize=32768 pv.2

%packages

kmod-xfs
xfsprogs
xfsdump

%post

mkdir /mnt/largevol
lvcreate -l 100%FREE -n lv_largevol lg_largevol
/sbin/mkfs.xfs /dev/lg_largevol/lv_largevol
echo "/dev/lg_largevol/lv_largevol /mnt/largevol          xfs
defaults,allocsize=256m        1 2" >> /etc/fstab


On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 8:02 AM, nate <centos at linuxpowered.net> wrote:
>
> lhecking at users.sourceforge.net wrote:
>
> >  No filesystem is specified be cause want to use xfs, which kickstart does
> > not
> >  support out of the box. This is under 5.2, but the 5.3/5.4 relnotes do not
> >  indicate that this problem has been fixed. Or has it?
>
> partition manually using %pre or %post ?
>
> nate
>
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