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Re: [linux-lvm] using 160GB IDE drives under linux with LVM.



On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 04:45:03PM -0600, John Moser wrote:
> Is this specific to 2.4.X kernels?  I'm running 2.5.0, and I just noticed
> that the 160 gig drives I was using are also partitioned at only 128Gigs.
 
    No, it's at the IDE driver level. There are patches to get around
    this that are being considered for the mainstream kernel (Andrei H.
    I believe). 

    Brave man running 2.5.0, the dot-zero release of a development
    kernel. 
 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-lvm-admin sistina com [mailto:linux-lvm-admin sistina com]On
> Behalf Of Andreas Dilger
> Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2002 4:18 PM
> To: linux-lvm sistina com
> Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] using 160GB IDE drives under linux with LVM.
> 
> 
> On Feb 07, 2002  22:33 +0100, Terje Kvernes wrote:
> >   [ Re: IDE 128GB disk limits ]
> >
> >   now, I've added SCSI-devices that where > 500GiB with ease into LVM,
> >   but here I stumble.  is there some easy solution out there that I've
> >   missed?
> >
> >   the box currently runs vanilla 2.4.16, only patched with LVM-1.0.1
> >   from 26/11.  patches or anything people want to toss at this will be
> >   highly appreciated.  we have two of these beasts from Maxtor, and
> >   stand to loose about 60GiB of space, which isn't all that neat.
> 
> This is a kernel IDE driver limit.  You need to patch with Andre Hedrik's
> IDE patches to support IDE devices over this size.
> 
> Cheers, Andreas
> --
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> http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/
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