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Ken Sallot wrote:
> Use xfs, you'll be glad you did.
> 
	Does xfs like non-sparse data?

> On Tue, 2 Jan 2007, Mauricio Tavares wrote:
> 
>>     Easy newbie question: which filesystem can I use that allows me to 
>> have a 6TB partition (centos 4.4 on a 64bit dual xeon box)? I have 
>> this 6TB hardware raid5 beast I want to mount as a single partition. 
>> So, I tried to do mkfs.ext3 -b 4096 /dev/sda1 but the array is being 
>> shown to have only 133GB:
>>
>> [root@case ~]# df -h
>> [...]
>> /dev/sda1             141G   92M  133G   1% /backup
>>
>> dmesg knows how bit it is though:
>>
>> sda : very big device. try to use READ CAPACITY(16).
>> SCSI device sda: 13183395840 512-byte hdwr sectors (6749899 MB)
>> SCSI device sda: drive cache: write back, no read (daft)
>> sda: sda1
>> sda : very big device. try to use READ CAPACITY(16).
>> SCSI device sda: 13183395840 512-byte hdwr sectors (6749899 MB)
>> SCSI device sda: drive cache: write back, no read (daft)
>> sda: sda1
>> kjournald starting.  Commit interval 5 seconds
>> EXT3 FS on sda1, internal journal
>> EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
>> SELinux: initialized (dev sda1, type ext3), uses xattr
>> kjournald starting.  Commit interval 5 seconds
>> EXT3 FS on sda1, internal journal
>> EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
>> SELinux: initialized (dev sda1, type ext3), uses xattr 
>> !DSPAM:459a5264819711023418122!
>>
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