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RE: [Xen-users] DomU 2TB vbd limit?

To: Gémes Géza <geza@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] DomU 2TB vbd limit?
From: "Joris Dobbelsteen" <Joris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2007 22:44:54 +0100
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>-----Original Message-----
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>[mailto:xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gémes Géza
>Sent: Monday, 26 November 2007 22:25
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>Subject: [Xen-users] DomU 2TB vbd limit?
>Hi everyone,
>Just a quick question:
>Is there a limit on the vbd size for pv guest domains, I've 
>found only rumors on the Internet about a 2TB limit, but from 
>my experience with
>xen-3.0.3 /linux-kernel-2.6.18-5 (installed from a debian etch 
>packages) I can say that a lvm volume of 3.7TB as created and 
>formated in Dom0 is seen as 1.85TB only of course reporting a 
>corrupted xfs filesystem ending after the end of the device. 
>If there is any xen/kernel version where this limitation 
>disappears please tell me.

This might seem useful:

Short version: might be a partition table problem. MS-DOS MFT is limited to 2 
TB. Try GPT instead.

- Joris

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