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Re: [linux-lvm] What is the the maximum logical volume size?



Andrew writes:
> > It may be 1 TB or it may be 2TB.  Depends on whether all of the code
> > in use use uses unsigned longs for block numbers, or if some use signed
> > longs.
> > 
> > Does it really matter?  This is PER LV, 
> 
> What does "PER" mean?

My Websters defines "per" as "for each [ 50 cents _per_ yard ]".  That
means, you can have up to 1TB (or maybe 2TB) for _each_ LV.  This is NOT
a 1TB limit for the total size of all the LVs in a single VG.

Cheers, Andreas
-- 
Andreas Dilger  \ "If a man ate a pound of pasta and a pound of antipasto,
                 \  would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?"
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/               -- Dogbert


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