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Re: creating a new 80 TB XFS

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Subject: Re: creating a new 80 TB XFS
From: Richard Ems <richard.ems@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 17:05:54 +0100
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On 02/24/2012 03:57 PM, Michael Weissenbacher wrote:
> Hi Richard!
>>
>> mkfs.xfs -i size=512 -d su=stripe_size,sw=28 -L Backup_2 /dev/sdX1
>>
> This suggests that you plan to create partitions like /dev/sdX1 on the
> RAID-6. If you really do (which is not a good idea IMHO because it buys
> you nothing) you will have to be extra-careful to not mess up the stripe
> alignment. I think the better option is to create the XFS directly on
> /dev/sdX without partitions.

Ok, thanks. I think I will go then to /dev/sdX , no partitions.

Richard

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