[Linux-cluster] GFS 2Tb limit

William Lee Irwin III wli at holomorphy.com
Wed Sep 1 20:47:24 UTC 2004

Stephen Willey wrote:
>> There was a post a while back asking about 2Tb limits and the 
>> consensus was that with 2.6 you should be able to exceed the 2Tb limit 
>> with GFS.  I've been trying several ways to get GFS working including 
>> using software raidtabs and LVM (seperately :) ) and everytime I try 
>> to use mkfs.gfs on a block device larger than 2Tb I get the following:
>> Command: mkfs.gfs -p lock_dlm -t cluster1:gfs1 -j 8 /dev/md0
>> Result: mkfs.gfs: can't determine size of /dev/md0: File too large

On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 01:45:05PM -0700, Mike Fedyk wrote:
> Doesn't MD have trouble with SW RAID arrays larger than 2TB?

If it does, then it needs to be made 64-bit sector_t clean.

-- wli

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