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Re: RHEL ES 4

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Subject: Re: RHEL ES 4
From: Jon Lewis <jlewis@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 15:16:51 -0500 (EST)
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On Fri, 18 Nov 2005, Eric Sandeen wrote:

i recall an issue, where one was in need to xfs_check/xfs_repair a big xfs volume and did not have enough memory. with sizes like yours i'd run xfs_check & friends before going into production, just in case...

but then again i don't remember the thread this issue was discussed, so it's totally bogus perhaps...

Oh, repair on a 300T filesystem -wil-l be painful anywhere, I think, unfortunately.

There's a big difference between painful (waiting days, weeks? for an fsck), and impossible (needing more physical memory than can be installed) to do the fsck.

One fs this large seems like a recipe for trouble. What are you planning on storing?

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