Re: 3TB disk hassles
From: Alan Cox
Date: Thu Dec 16 2004 - 12:09:30 EST
On Iau, 2004-12-16 at 16:03, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> >You can have 4 TByte on one 12-Channel Card,
> >but in two Arrays of 6 HDD's :-)
> Maybe some LVM trickery can aggregate ungrowable hardware raids together to a
> single block device.
LVM does not mix with volumes > 2Tb in my experience. I don't know if
anyone has fixed it yet but I'd advise caution.
Remember you don't need a partition table. You can just leave the volume
unpartitioned. You can also use other partition formats providing you
don't need the BIOS boot gunk to boot off that volume.
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