[DRBD-user] Setting up >16TB drive with 8.3.11

Daniel Meszaros spam at meszi.de
Mon Aug 15 22:01:24 CEST 2011

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Am 12.08.2011 15:12, schrieb Jeremy Wilson:
> I was under the impression that 8.3.11 supported drives over 16TB in size, but when I run drbdadm create-md, it only creates a 16TB partition.  The partition I have is 30TB.
> Can anyone offer some suggestions how I might create a single 30TB partition with 8.3.11 on CentOS 5.6?  I tried to use LVM2 to combine two DRBD volumes but the volume manager wouldn't recognize the drives correctly.

IMHO LVM does not need to reside in a partition but can also be 
introduced to the whole block device. Try setting it up for /dev/sda 
instead of /dev/sda1.


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