[CentOS] XFS + LVM

Wed May 21 13:31:49 UTC 2008
Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com>

On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 9:26 AM, Alain Terriault, Mr.
<alain.terriault at mcgill.ca> wrote:

> Any comments will be more than welcome,

The biggest issue with XFS has been the 4kstack limitation on the x86
kernel. If you're using x86_64, you should have no real problem with
xfs on top of LVM, because the x86_64 kernel uses 8K stacks instead.
Also, keep in mind that grub in centos doesn't play well with
partitions larger than 2TB, so the ideal solution would be to keep the
OS on ext3, and create a /data/ xfs partition area with your 12TB of

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