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Re: What does --pesize=32768 means?





On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 10:40 AM, Bryan J Smith <bjs redhat com> wrote:
On Wed, 2009-05-20 at 10:36 -0400, Bryan J Smith wrote:
> Physical Extents (PE) are 32KiB:
>   http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-5-manual/Installation_Guide-en-US/s1-kickstart2-options.html
>   "--pesize= — Set the size of the physical extents"

Or is that in sectors?
So 32768 would actually be 16MiB (assuming 512 bytes/sector)?
The Kickstart manual isn't clear on that.

-- Bryan

P.S.  Am I correct in assuming that the 65534 number of extents limit
per logical volume (LV) is a 32-bit limitation?  Or it is absolute
(64-bit too)?

Thanks Bryan, this was the answer I was looking for. I should have asked the question a better way. I know that pesize means physical extents, but I wasn't sure where the 32768 number came from. If its indeed in 512 bytes, then it makes perfect sense.

Thanks again



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