[Linux-cluster] GFS 2Tb limit

William Lee Irwin III wli at holomorphy.com
Thu Sep 2 17:59:11 UTC 2004

William Lee Irwin III wrote:
>> Either your utility is not opening the file with O_LARGEFILE or an
>> O_LARGEFILE check has been incorrectly processed by the kernel. Please
>> strace the utility and include the compressed results as a MIME
>> attachment. Remember to compress the results, as most MTA's will reject
>> messages of excessive size, in particular, mine.

On Thu, Sep 02, 2004 at 04:09:38PM +0100, Stephen Willey wrote:
> MD'd two 1.8Tb RAIDs together to form a 3.8Tb /dev/md0
> mkfs.jfs /dev/md0 was successful
> mkfs.gfs -p lock_dlm -t cluster1:gfs1 -j 8 /dev/md0 failed as expected 
> with a File too large error
> The strace output should be attached...
> Thanks,
> Stephen

So it's the latter. Could you give the precise kernel version in which
you encountered this bug? Writing a patch for 2.6.9-rc1-mm2 and
expecting it to be used may be too much to ask for...

-- wli

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