[CentOS] 40TB File System Recommendations

Thu Apr 14 15:32:28 UTC 2011
Peter Kjellström <cap at nsc.liu.se>

On Thursday, April 14, 2011 04:13:19 PM Steve Brooks wrote:
> 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.

Of course it is ok. The default install will put your filesystem directly on 
LVs (of course). If you're referring to PVs directly on a scsi device then 
that is fine to.

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