[Beowulf] Problem with ext3 filesystem?

Carsten Aulbert carsten.aulbert at aei.mpg.de
Fri Feb 13 00:38:28 PST 2009


Joshua Baker-LePain schrieb:
> 16TB ext3 support was included as a technology preview in RHEL5 and
> fully supported in 5.1.  I've got a couple of >8TB ext3 FSes.  Why ext3?
> Because nothing else is as well supported by the vendor on RHEL/CentOS.
> For primary file servers, I don't want to muck about with add-on kernel
> modules, "plus" kernels, or anything else of that sort.  I want to run
> as close to stock as possible.  And on anything RHEL derived, that means
> ext3.

May I ask how long a disk check upon reboot takes on a pretty full (say
60-80%) 10 TB disk array? Or did you tune2fs these away?



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