[CentOS] XFS on a 25 TB device

Boris Epstein borepstein at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 12:52:56 EDT 2010


On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 12:12 PM, Joseph L. Casale
<jcasale at activenetwerx.com> wrote:
>>I am wondering if I need to worry about stripe and width though as
>>mine resides on a logical volume residing on a hardware-controlled
>>RAID 6 device (i.e., one slice as far as the OS is concerned).
>
> 25 TB on a single volume, not distributed? Huh, let me know how long
> that takes to check the first time something sh!ts the bed and instead
> of some amount of a distributed portion of the data drops out of users
> reach, it *all* does:)
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it is a single logical volume, spread over 16 physical disks
controlled by a hrdware RAID controller. Dunno - we have a similar
setup in two other machines (smaller disks, same idea), been going
strong for over 3 years now.

Boris.


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