Max usable disk space

Thomas Cameron thomas.cameron at
Fri Dec 30 09:21:38 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-12-28 at 14:25 -0500, Mark Haney wrote:
> Jason Ragsdale wrote:
> > All,
> >  I am looking to build a NSF server starting with:
> > 4 x 300GB drives RAID5, and adding 4 more 500GB RAID5 drives later. 
> > Is  there a max filesystem size limit with fedora core 4? Or are there 
> > any  other options that may cause me issues later down the road? 
> > Thanks in  advance.
> > -Jason
> >
> I just found out that fdisk doesn't like raw devices > 2TB.  Don't know 
> of a way around that limitation, but that's the only one I can think of.

I believe parted will work on partitions over 2TB.

FC 4 will address filesystems up to 8TB, so you should be fine.


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