[CentOS] 40TB File System Recommendations

Thu Apr 14 14:13:19 UTC 2011
Steve Brooks <steveb at mcs.st-and.ac.uk>

On Thu, 14 Apr 2011, Peter Kjellström wrote:

> On Tuesday, April 12, 2011 03:10:33 PM Lars Hecking wrote:
>>> OTOH, gparted doesn't see my software raid array either. Gparted it
>>> rather practical for regular plain vanilla partitions, but for more
>>> advanced stuff and filesystems, fdisk is probably better.
>>  For filersystems > 2TB, you're better off grabbing a copy of GPT fdisk.
> Even better, use LVM and stay away from partitioning completely.

Is it not ok to build the filesystem straight onto the device and not 
bother with patitioning at all.