[linux-lvm] LVM limits?
michael.eisenkoelbl at cargo-partner.com
Tue Jan 29 06:58:17 UTC 2008
do you also use a clustered-LVM in your storage system.
i mean, two storages mirrored in a cluster (cmirror ?).
Jordi Prats schrieb:
> I'm the system administrator of PADICAT (http://www.padi.cat). It
> collects Catalan (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catalonia) web sites to
> provide permanent access to them (http://www.padi.cat/en/quees.php).
> It's equivalent to Internet Archive (http://www.archive.org) but for a
> particular culture.
> Our software developers require us to have one large file system,
> actually a single directory, with all this historically-classified web
> sites on a gziped file.
> I'm currently studying lustre and other HPC-related file systems to get
> this large file system, but by now I have ext3 as our file system. Next
> Monday I'm planning to extend it to 3TB o 4TB, so I'm currently
> researching for restrictions because during next month I'll have between
> 3TB to 4TB more to add: so, it will become a 8TB file system.
> Last time I fsck my 2'1TB file system I spend about 2 hours. Anyway, I'm
> also curious about the maximums :P
> Chris Cox wrote:
>> On Mon, 2008-01-28 at 20:24 +0100, Jordi Prats wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I found on a webpage this two sentences:
>>> - The combination of 32-bit CPU and Linux kernel version 2.6.x, the
>>> limit of logical volume size is maximized at 16TB.
>>> - For Linux kernel 2.6.x running on 64-bit CPU, the maximum LV size is
>>> 8EB (extremely terrible big storage for this time being!)
>>> Are they right?
>> Ok. But it's really impractical to have large multi-terabyte
>> single filesystem today. What are you wanting to do? Ever fsck a
>> 2TB filesystem? Consider yourself warned.
>> Or... were you just curious about the maximums?
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