[Linux-cluster] GFS2 file system maintenance question.

Alan Brown ajb2 at mssl.ucl.ac.uk
Tue Mar 15 18:26:41 UTC 2011

Jack Duston wrote:
> Thanks Yue, but your information would seem dated if this site is correct:
> http://www.redhat.com/rhel/compare
> Even if 100TB is what's officially supported in RHEL6, it doesn't mean
> that larger file systems won't work.

Anyone considering such large filesystems should consider the following

1: How long is it going to take to back it up.?

2: How long will it take to restore??

Even LTO5 takes the best part of 12 hours to restore 1Tb...

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