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Re: Optimal XFS formatting options?

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Subject: Re: Optimal XFS formatting options?
From: Linda Walsh <xfs@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 01:03:40 -0800
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Peter Grandi wrote:


  * XFS has several limitations on 32b kernels. Just make sure
    you have a 64b kernel.
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        I was unaware that the block size was larger on 64b kernels.

Is that what you are referring to ?

(would be nice)...


One thing I have a Q on -- you (OP), said this was an 'iscsi' box?

That means hookup over an network, right?

You are planning on using a 10Gbit or faster network fabric, right?

a 1Gb ethernet will only get you 125MB/s max... doesn't take much
tuning to hit that speed.

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