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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM limits?



On Mon, 2008-01-28 at 20:01 +0200, Ehud Karni wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Jan 2008 11:38:14 Chris Cox wrote:
> >
> > Ok.  But it's really impractical to have large multi-terabyte
> > single filesystem today.  What are you wanting to do?  Ever fsck a
> > 2TB filesystem?  Consider yourself warned.
> 
> Just last night I ran fsck on my home 1.5 TB file server (it is software
> RAID-5 - mdadm, built on 7200 RPM, 500GB SATA2 x 4, ext3 without LVM).
> It has went 191 days without fsck so when I booted the machine (I just
> upgraded to 2.6.18-53.1.6.el5) it did the fsck automaticaly.
> 
> It took less then 90 minutes.

:)  It can vary.  I've seen it take days (on infrastructure much
better than what you have).


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