>16tb filesystems on linux

Sabuj Pattanayek sabujp at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 13:00:13 CDT 2010

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 12:38 PM, Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
<nils at lemonbit.com> wrote:
>> I have played with XFS in the past, and sadly it's performance is
>> severely lacking for our environment, so it is not an option.

Really? I guess it depends on what you're trying to do as always. One
thing I love about XFS/JFS and other non ext fs is that they don't
take years to mkfs.

This is how I create my xfs :

mkfs.xfs -l size=64m

And these are the options I use to mount xfs parts:


What about btrfs? I haven't used that yet, does it allow > 16TB FS?

Sabuj Pattanayek

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