problem with Dell 2950, MD1000

Jeff Macfarland jmacfarland at nexatech.com
Thu Dec 7 08:36:22 CST 2006


Peter Kjellstrom wrote:
> On Wednesday 06 December 2006 19:55, jigar halani wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I am having Dell 2950 connected with DAS MD1000.
>>
>> Here I have problem with storage, I can't access more then 2 TB of
>> partition into the RHEL 4 update 3.
> 
> 1) the PERC5 may or may not be able to handle raid-sets >2TiB. I'm not sure 
> someone else will have to answer this.

It does. We've a full MD1000 as one volume on a perc5.

> 
> 2) you can't use "normal" (dos) partitions, they simply don't support >2TiB. 
> This leaves you with GPT (created with parted) or LVM directly on the device.
> 
> /Peter
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