Sorry, I am a bit confused on the "data section" vs. the "real-time section"?
Is it enough to just run "xfs_growfs -D XXX /mntpoint" and the rest should
fall into place.
Again, sorry for being dense.
I really appraciate the rapid feedback.
From: Eric Sandeen [mailto:sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2008 12:44 PM
To: Lance Reed
Cc: markgw@xxxxxxx; xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Problems with xfs_grow on large LVM + XFS filesystem 20TB size
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Lance Reed wrote:
> Thanks so much for all the info!
> I am currently looking over the
> post to figure out if I need to do antyhing manual to finish expanding the
> If it is possible to expand in increments less than 2 TB, is there a way to
> do this via xfs_growfs? I am a bit confused by the -D and -R options and
> which one would be relevant here. Or do I have to shrink the LVM Logical
> Volume first and then just run "xfs_grow /mntpoint".
> Also, can I run with the "-n" option to confirm if the xfs_growfs command
> "should" complete correctly each time? (looking for docs on this...)
> Is there any reason I couldn't grab a newerer release of the XFS tools, etc,
> and compile for CentOs 5.0 and use them in this case?
Well, it's there's a kernel bug when growing by >2T so it's not just a
From what Mark said it sounds like growing 2T at a time is fine.
you can specify sizes on the xfs_growfs commandline, as specified in the