[linux-elitists] Multi-terrabyte filesystems in Linux?

Aaron Porter atporter at primate.net
Wed Apr 8 16:54:42 PDT 2009


On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 04:14:53PM -0700, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> The straightforward approach of creating a multiterrabye (in this case
> ~16 TB) in Linux, under Debian Sarge, doesn't work.  Kernel is
> 2.6.22-3-amd64.

	Use a GPT partition table and keep in mind that ext2/3 max out at
8TB. In 2.6.22 you'll want XFS or JFS, or update your kernel and go to
ext4. Been doing 8+ TB filesystems in Debian for... 6 years now?


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