On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 00:23, Joshua Schmidlkofer wrote:
> WOO HOOO!! On 2.4 inclusion, BTW. (good going!)
> An old e-mail from Christian Guggenberger recommends swidth be (n-1)
> disks for RAID5. Is that correct? I have a 66GB volume so I was
> looking at:
well, the (n-1)*sunit=swidth thing was suggested by Steve some long
time (sorry I can't find the original message in the archives) - and
that's what I'm using here on several Raid5 setups.
> Mylex AcceleRAID 170, 6 disks in a RAID 5. (4GB system memory)
> mkfs.xfs -d su=64k,sw=5 -l size=32m,sunit=64k -L "data" /dev/...
it looks right for the data-section, but sunit=64k is way too large for
(the syntax is wrong, too - should be sunit=128, (or su=64k) as sunit is
given in multplies of 512-byte block units)
see http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-xfs&m=104419883023845&w=2 for