[OpenAFS] maximum volume size in OpenAFS 1.6
Mon, 28 Nov 2011 15:30:53 -0500
On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 03:20:53PM -0500, Rich Sudlow wrote:
> What's the maximum volume size with OpenAFS 1.6?
> I don't believe that quota's are enforced when going over
> 2 TB volumes - is that correct?
> Does any site run this routinely?
> Rich Sudlow
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Volume sizes can grow to a max of 16EiB on 64 bit systems. Partition
sizes also have the same limit.
The quota size is still a signed 32 bit int IIRC. So the max quota you
can set is 2TiB. However, setting the quota to 0 or unlimited will
allow you to use any available space on the partition that volume is on.
I've seen 10TiB AFS partitions. Things worked normally although the
output from fs lq does show some integers that have overflowed.
Jack Neely <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Linux Czar, OIT Campus Linux Services
Office of Information Technology, NC State University
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