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RE: xfs_growfs doesn't grow on 2TB raid

To: "'jack the ripper'" <evil_metalpeet@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: xfs_growfs doesn't grow on 2TB raid
From: "Michael Monnerie" <michael.monnerie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2009 14:16:35 +0200
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Sorry for top-posting, only have Outlook on my notebook.

 

Isn’t 2TB the normal partition size limit? So if you want >2TB partitions, you must use GPT partitioning, “parted” can create such partitions but not fdisk. AFAIK there is no option to simply change a disk from normal partitions to GPT without backup/repartition/restore.

 

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RoSe linux # xfs_growfs /dev/mapper/data1 -d
meta-data=""     isize=256    agcount=9, agsize=61047928 blks
         =                       sectsz=512   attr=2
data     =                       bsize=4096   blocks=488383679, imaxpct=25
         =                       sunit=0      swidth=0 blks
naming   =version 2              bsize=4096   ascii-ci=0
log      =internal               bsize=4096   blocks=32768, version=2
         =                       sectsz=512   sunit=0 blks, lazy-count=0
realtime =none                   extsz=4096   blocks=0, rtextents=0
data size unchanged, skipping

 

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