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Old 05-13-2010, 03:30 PM
Charles Riley
 
Default 2**31-1 blocks question

----- "Russell Gillette" <rgillette@napc.com> wrote:

> On 5/11/10 7:26 PM, Bodo Thiesen wrote:
> > * Eric Sandeen<sandeen@redhat.com> hat geschrieben:
> >
> >> > Mag Gam wrote:
> >>> >> We need to create very large filesystems. We prefer to have a
> >>> >> filesystem which is 12TB but it seems ext3 does not suppor
> that.
> >> > Most recent ext3 kernelspace and userspace should technically
> >> > make it to 16T.
> > [...]
> >
> >> > The downside is you probably can't mount it, because it's
> >> > block size> page size on most architectures (like x86 and
> x86_64)
> > Contradiction? Anyone?
>
> Eric's comment about not being able to mount referenced altering the
> FS
> block size to 8k from 4k. Intel Xeon only supports 4k pages.
>
> He is correct that newer e2fsprogs will allow creation of ext3
> filesystems up to 16T _without_ altering block size, as I frequently
> make 10T+ filesystems on RHEL 5.3 and 5.4.
>
> --russellg
>
Out of curiosity, how long does it take to fsck a 10TB filesystem?


Charles

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