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Date:	Sun, 19 Dec 2010 14:14:13 -0500 (EST)
From:	Justin Piszcz <jpiszcz@...idpixels.com>
To:	Eric Sandeen <sandeen@...deen.net>
cc:	Sandon Van Ness <sandon@...-ness.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org,
	Alan Piszcz <ap@...arrain.com>
Subject: Re: Is EXT4 the right FS for > 16TB?



On Sun, 19 Dec 2010, Eric Sandeen wrote:

> On 12/19/10 10:53 AM, Justin Piszcz wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Wow, there were no updates though after Eric's last comment..
>> Eric, have there been any improvements in the past 6 months?
>>
>> Or should one still steer clear from EXT4 > 16TB?
>
> There is still no released e2fsprogs which supports > 16T for
> ext4, but testing of the not-released bits is welcomed...
> Ted says a 16T-capable version is coming soon.  There's still
> work to be done there, though.
>
> -Eric
>

Thanks Eric for confirming.

With 7 x 3TB HDD its now possible to breach 16TB (16.38TB) in RAID-5 so I
suppose more people may start asking about this.

Justin.

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