[Novalug] Mounting 20TB XFS
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd
JECottrell3 at Comcast.NET
Wed Sep 14 21:16:31 EDT 2011
Holy Crap Indeed! Why would you put your ROOT fs on such a big disk?
And speaking of which...who makes disks that big?
I would say that your best bet is to install a Rescue Linux in
/boot...simply do a new uinstall but Do Not Format.
Essentially, what you get is the union of / and /boot together.
On 9/13/2011 1:49 PM, The Doctor wrote:
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> On 09/13/2011 10:30 AM, List Man wrote:
>> Is it possible to mount a 20TB XFS filesystem with a live cd? I have
>> this server with three partitions, 1 15GB swap, 5GB boot in ext3, and
>> 20TB XFS for everything else. This server will not boot because grub
>> has gone awry on it. I need to be able to boot into the 20TB XFS fs
>> because I need to fix grub. So far google has not been any help. Any
> 20 terabytes? Holy crap.
> If the live distro supports GPT in addition to the usual DOS-style
> partition table and XFS, you should not have problems.
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