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Re: 128TB filesystem limit?

To: Linux XFS <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 128TB filesystem limit?
From: pg_xf2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Peter Grandi)
Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2010 22:17:03 +0100
In-reply-to: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1003251609160.12435@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1003251609160.12435@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I'm working with a raid 0 (md) array on top of 10 16x1TB raid
> 6 hardware arrays.  fdisk -l shows me 10 drives like [ ... ] I
> then did mkfs.xfs /dev/md0 but a df is showing me 128TB [ ... ]

A 128Tb single filesystem ontop a 160 drives RAID60! Even
better, one made of 10x 14+2 RAID6 components.

It shows a dedication to "if it is possible it must make sense"
logic and an admirable faith in luck.

Perhaps a small discrepancy in size units is not the most
interesting aspect of this query.

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