Large file system creation
josh at tcbug.org
Tue Apr 8 16:56:44 UTC 2008
On Tuesday 08 April 2008 11:20:58 am Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> >> That looks like what I need. I've got a seperate 32GB array to boot
> >> off of, so that's perfect. Now to just read some man pages. Thanks!
> > How many memory do you have in this machine ?? To fsck 9 TB you will
> there is swap too . but my 1.4TB partition can be fsck'ed on 1GB RAM
> without swap.
> > need a LOT of memory....
> depends of block sized and inode counts.
> it will be most likely large 32K blocks, so quick fsck and little RAM
In my experience with UFS2 and fsck you will want to have a gig of ram per TB
of filesystem. You can get by with less sometimes, eventually you'll get
bit. Most mere mortals don't take UFS2 past 6-8TB in production.
There are of course exceptions....
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