[CentOS] Setting up large (12.5 TB) filesystem howto?

David Fix davidf at mrxfx.com
Fri Aug 28 16:53:20 UTC 2009

And just to add to the discussion... 

We use JFS here for large filesystems. :) (We have some 24TB filesystems in place here using JFS, with no problems like XFS has when it gets corrupted). 

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Akemi Yagi" <amyagi at gmail.com> 
To: "CentOS mailing list" <centos at centos.org> 
Sent: Friday, August 28, 2009 11:58:27 AM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern 
Subject: Re: [CentOS] Setting up large (12.5 TB) filesystem howto? 

On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 8:36 AM, Joshua Baker-LePain<jlb17 at duke.edu> wrote: 

> You do not have to switch to 64bit, and your setup should be fully 
> supported. Other folks have mentioned XFS, and that's an option. But if 
> you want to stay fully compatible with upstream, then ext3 is your only 
> option. 

Support for xfs has been added to RHEL 5.4 which will be released any day now. 

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