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Re: [Linux-cluster] Upgrade from 32-bit to 64-bit servers



On Wed, 2005-11-02 at 16:49 +0000, Jan Bruvoll wrote:
> Dear list,
> 
> as we are quickly filling up our 8Tb GFS file system, we have started
> planning the migration to 64-bit linux "clients". In that respect I have
> been looking for information on how to "upgrade" the filesystem, and I
> haven't been able to find out whether we have to do anything in
> particular to the filesystem when switching, or whether the on-disk data
> structures will be the same for 64 bit machines? Can anybody on the list
> shed light on how we would move on from the 8Tb limitation?

The GFS on-disk metadata structures are 64-bit clean.

-- Lon



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