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Re: [linux-lvm] Cannot create LV beyond 16GB in size?



On Tue, Sep 25, 2001 at 11:24:11AM -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> On Sep 25, 2001  12:01 -0500, Gonyou, Austin wrote:
> > I've made 3 partitions. /dev/hdd1 /dev/hdd2 /dev/hdb9. 
> > I'm going to stripe them and then use all available size. 
> > When I do lvcreate, it won't let me go above 16G. Whats up with that?
> > Kernel 2.4.10
> > LVM 1.0 tools. 
> 
> You need to select a PE size larger than 4MB.  Also realize that striping
> your LVs means all your data will be lost if one disk dies.

The 4Meg PEs limit the LV to 256G not 16. I regularly create 60G LVs with 4Meg
PE sizes. The 16Meg size is an odd cutoff.

What error are you getting from lvcreate ?

patrick




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