[DRBD-user] 4TB limit

Milind Dumbare milind at linsyssoft.com
Thu Oct 19 10:45:02 CEST 2006

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On Thu, 2006-10-19 at 09:42 +0200, Ralf Gross wrote:
> Hi,
> if I understand the documentation correct, there is a limit of ~4TB
> for a single drbd device on 32bit systems. Furthermore lvm on top of a
> drbd device is not recommended.
> What is the recommended way to use drbd and lvm for filesystems that
> are >4TB. My aim would be to have only one mount point, hence lvm on
> top of drbd would be desired.
Have you used EVMS? I heard its similar to LVM and works well with DRBD.
> Ralf
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