[CentOS] More than 2TB RAID...
tkb at alltechmedusa.com
Wed Jan 28 13:43:09 UTC 2009
Peter Kjellstrom wrote:
> On Wednesday 28 January 2009, Jake wrote:
>> I came across this article you may find useful:
>> I should say that I STRONGLY recommend not creating ext3 file systems in
>> the 2TB+ range
> I consider that FUD. We have many ext3 filesystems >2T and the run ok. Sure we
> do disable automatic fsck on reboot but we schedule a manual fsck when we get
> the opportunity. IMHO automatic fsck on reboot after, say, 30 boots is a pure
> desktop/laptop thing. When you have servers that stay up you'll have to plan
> for fsck anyway.
I saw that the use of LVM was tossed around, don't know if the OP
is/plans on using it. If you use ext3 on lvm, you can do a background
fsck while the system is up & fs mounted:
> As Joshua wrote, there is no filesystem more supported and tried on CentOS...
Plus it should be a trivial upgrade to ext4 . . .
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