[DRBD-user] Re: drbd-user Digest, Vol 53, Issue 40
artur at eboundhost.com
Fri Dec 19 21:34:40 CET 2008
> I may be wrong, but I think on intel/amd
> ext3 is still limited to < 8TiB ?
Not sure about this but even 8tb would be acceptable.
> and, btw,
> ever seen e2fsck on a multi terabyte device?
This is the only reason i'm looking into replication with DRBD. We
absolutely cannot have downtime for fsck. Also ext3 will be upgradeable
into ext4 and/or btrfs.
> why not go for XFS?
> seems to be a better choice for device sizes in that range.
I thought XFS was good for large files? We're doing everything from
databases to mail servers to virtual environments on this storage system.
I'm definitely open to suggestions.
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