quotas safe on >2 TB filesystems in 6.1-RELEASE ?
aronesimi at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 20 08:49:00 PST 2006
--- Eric Anderson <anderson at centtech.com> wrote:
> I also have several 2Tb partitions (set up prior to
> gjournal being
> available), that are *FULL*, and each have about
> 25-45million inodes on
> them. Those fsck in about 4-7hours each, using
> between 1Gb and 3Gb of
> memory to do so.
That's encouraging. What do you have your
kern.maxdsiz set to ? 1024000000 ?
How about on the systems with the big arrays you were
talking about ? Or do you not bother with a large
maxdsiz there since you don't bother with fsck anyway
> > Ok, but all of the CLI tools (edquota, repquota,
> > quota, quotacheck, quotaon) are all known-good for
> > "bigdisk" ?
> > And there is no known "quotas just don't work with
> > bigdisk" problems ?
> > I was hoping someone out there was running quotas
> > 6.1-RELEASE on a >2TB filesystem and could report
> I'm not certain. There were some bugs in quotas,
> that recently were
> fixed (Kris Kennaway I think reported them and saw
> the fixes into the
> tree), and prior to that I saw those consistently,
> so I stopped using
> them. I haven't tried since the fixes have been in
> place, and the fixes
> (if I recall correctly) had to do with background
> fsck (softupdates
> maybe) and not the size of the disk.
Yes, I was hoping Kris would respond to this thread
and give a thumbs up or down on quotas in 6.1-RELEASE
for >2TB disks. They work great with my 2 TB arrays,
but I need to go bigger now, and I don't know that I
can wait for 6.2-RELEASE to arrive...
I do not run snapshots in any form, and do not do
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