[CentOS] mkfs.ext3 on a 9TB volume

Chris Mauritz chrism at imntv.com
Mon Sep 12 16:05:11 UTC 2005

Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:

>The one gotcha in this setup (other than not being able to boot from the 
>big RAID5 arrays, since each is >2TiB) is that the version of mdadm 
>shipped with RHEL4 does not support array members bigger than 2TiB.  I had 
>to upgrade to an upstream release to get that support.

I would be interested in hearing the details on that.  I ended up 
hunting down all the mdadm stuff and recompiling everything from SRPMs.


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