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Re: create very large file system



On Thursday 20 July 2006 08:26, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> On Jul 19, 2006  16:57 +0400, Alexander Zarochentsev wrote:
> > On Wednesday 19 July 2006 16:10, Mark F wrote:
> > > I've tried to create a large 5TB file system using both reiserfs and
> > > ext3 and both have failed.
> >
> > you might need to convert the partition table to GPT format for
> > supporting 2TB+ partitions.  it can be done by the gnu parted tool.
>
> Or, for that matter, don't use a partition table at all, since this
> adds an unhelpful offset to all the filesystem structures and can
> hurt performance on RAID where the filesystem is trying to align IO
> to RAID stripe boundaries.

Can linux still auto-detect raid volumes if there's no partition table?

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Regards,
Christian Iversen


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