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Re: Big Filesystem and Compressed Filesystem?

On Wed, Jan 12, 2005 at 03:54:02PM -0500, Ben Russo wrote:
> Again looking for about the same answers...
> RHEL2 was unable to see SCSI devices larger than 1TB (or thereabouts)
> If I were to have multiple 800GB LUN's and then bound them together with 
> LVM would they be useable as filesystems larger than 1TB?

I believe the limitation is still there - check the archives for
taroon-list.  RHEL 4 does significantly increase these limits - I
believe that the limits are now so large that nobody has found enough
disk space to actually test them.

> What if I use RHEL4 for x86-64 beta  (64 bit kernel on an Athlon Opteron 
> System)?

I'm not an Opteron person but I understand that any of the RHEL4 distros
remove the serious limitations.

Ed Wilts, RHCE
Mounds View, MN, USA
mailto:ewilts ewilts org
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