[mythtv-users] filesystem choice for an 8TB logical drive.
dlknight at sdf.lonestar.org
Mon Oct 19 14:23:08 UTC 2009
On Mon, October 19, 2009 1:34 am, Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:
> 2009/10/19 Greg Grotsky <spikeygg at gmail.com>:
>> 1) plug in the new drive.
>> 2) create a pv, vg, and lv on the new drive.
>> 3) copy all the movies from the�jfs�drive to the new lv.
>> 4) wipe the partition info and create and LVM partition on it.
>> 5) extend the new lv onto the old disk.
>> 6) extend the filesystem.
>> (let me know if I'm missing anything here)
>> Because of this I need to use a filesystem that can be resized.� I know
>> JFS can but I worry that it can not be shrunk (I'm not sure why).
> The more valid question may be, how likely are you going to want to
> shrink a partition size?
> I run 5x 1.5TB in raid5 + LVM + JFS
> no trouble here
> one of my 1.5TB died after only 4 months, got it replaced under
> warranty, glad I had RAID
I've just converted to 3 x 1TB in raid 5 + LVM + XFS, thoroughly recommended.
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