[Crowbar] Deploying Swift on 3TB Disks

Plaetinck, Dieter dieter at vimeo.com
Wed Jul 25 03:59:49 CDT 2012


On Tue, 24 Jul 2012 16:27:52 -0400
Mike Dawson <mdawson at gammacode.com> wrote:

> All,
> 
> It appears the barclamp to deploy Swift fails with 3TB or larger disks. 
> Looking deeper at the output of chef-client, I get:
> 
> [Tue, 24 Jul 2012 14:32:31 -0500] INFO: Processing execute[creating 
> partition 0] action run 
> (/var/cache/chef/cookbooks/swift/providers/disk.rb line 239)
> Error: partition length of 5860509696 sectors exceeds the 
> bsd-partition-table-imposed maximum of 4294967295
> 
> I have had success deploying to smaller disks. Has anyone else run into 
> this issue?
> 

3TB storage disks or main OS disk? I was told 3TB OS disks are currently unsupported (something with needing EFI/GPT, and not being implemented yet in crowbar), whereas 3TB storage disks should be ok.

Dieter



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