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Re: RAID-5/LVM/ext3



On Apr 30, 2002  08:44 +0200, Adriano Galano wrote:
> We trying to configure one machine (Compaq Proliant ML760) with 8 disks
> (72GB each disk) with RAID. We are thinking to use ext3 and LVM in RedHat
> 7.2 for manage one filesystem with 500GB. This filesystems have to store
> near off 5.000.000 of files.
> 
> Is this possible? Could I resize the filesystems/volume to 1TB? what are the
> ext3 and LVM limits? someone have tested sismilar environment?

Yes, this is possible.  Both ext3 and LVM are known to support at least
1TB filesystems.  It may or may not be possible to have a 2TB
filesystem, depending on LVM version, device drivers, etc.

Cheers, Andreas
--
Andreas Dilger
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/





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