[CentOS] mkfs.ext3 on a 9TB volume

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Sun Sep 11 22:11:54 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-09-11 at 16:02, Francois Caen wrote:

> My application is a huge backup-to-disk samba-accessed storage.
> Performance and fsck-caused downtime are not important to me.

Keep in mind when you say that, the downtime in question
might be several days for a full fsck to run, depending
more on the number of files than the size of the filesystem.
Even if you don't happen to need to restore anything then
that can be a long time to not be making current backups.

  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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