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Re: Problems with xfs_grow on large LVM + XFS filesystem 20TB size check

To: Lance Reed <lreed@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Problems with xfs_grow on large LVM + XFS filesystem 20TB size check 2 failed
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 18:00:06 -0500
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Lance Reed wrote:
> Thanks for the quick response.
> 
> Actually, I was able to run an xfs_repair and all was well.(took 45 
> minutes...)
> 
> But I would love to be able to expand the XFS file system out to the max.
> 
> I guess I could expand it in < 2TB increments then maybe?
> 
> Thanks for the update and I will look around.
> 
> I did find this which I think is related.
> 
> http://oss.sgi.com/archives/xfs/2008-01/msg00097.html

Yep, I think expanding it in, say, 1T increments should be fine, and it
 should all (I think...) end up the same as if you'd done it all at once
(modulo the bug, of course...)

-Eric


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