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Re: xfs mount/create options (was: XFS status update for August 2010)

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Subject: Re: xfs mount/create options (was: XFS status update for August 2010)
From: Michael Monnerie <michael.monnerie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 01:31:49 +0200
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On Dienstag, 7. September 2010 Richard Scobie wrote:
> > When I defined su/sw on mkfs, is it enough, or would I always have
> > to specify sunit/swidth with every mount too?
> 
> Yes. sunit/swidth only needs to be added to your fstab if you either
>  got  the calculation wrong when you initially created the fs and
>  wish to correct it, or if you grow the fs later over more drives.

Thank you.
 
> Note that with recent kernels, mkfs.xfs will choose the optimal 
> sunit/swidth for you if you are using md RAID or LVM (I believe the 
> latter is correct).

I don't use software RAID, but thanks for clarification.

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