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Re: Raid5 Reshape Status + xfs_growfs = Success! (2.6.17.3)

To: Justin Piszcz <jpiszcz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Raid5 Reshape Status + xfs_growfs = Success! (2.6.17.3)
From: Neil Brown <neilb@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 10:48:07 +1000
Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-raid@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: message from Justin Piszcz on Tuesday July 11
References: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0607111159470.12230@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Tuesday July 11, jpiszcz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Neil,
> 
> It worked, echo'ing the 600 > to the stripe width in /sys, however, how 
> come /dev/md3 says it is 0 MB when I type fdisk -l?
> 
> Is this normal?

Yes.  The 'cylinders' number is limited to 16bits.  For you 2.2TB
array, the number of 'cylinders' (given 2 heads and 4 sectors) would
be about 500,000 which doesn't fit into 16 bits.
> 
> Furthermore, the xfs_growfs worked beautifully!
> 

Excellent!

NeilBrown


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