[CentOS] 40TB File System Recommendations

Thu Apr 14 15:34:51 UTC 2011
Peter Kjellström <cap at nsc.liu.se>

On Thursday, April 14, 2011 04:15:10 PM Sorin Srbu wrote:
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> >Behalf Of Peter Kjellström
> >Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2011 3:31 PM
> >To: centos at centos.org
> >Subject: Re: [CentOS] 40TB File System Recommendations
> >
> >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.
> Wasn't there some gotchas' regarding LVM's and ext4?? I might be imagining
> things things...

If you can't find anything better than "I might be imagining things" then 
maybe, for the sake of singnal to noise, either don't contribute or chase down 
some additional data first...

Then again, the thread is about 40T fs size and ext4 tops out at 16T at the 
moment so...

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