From: Nick Pettefar <>
Date: Tue Oct 12 2004 - 07:58:14 EDT
Although I am using the latest Solaris 9 and can happily make and use
UFS SVM filesystems greater than 1TB, I cannot use them with QFS.  Silly and

Thanks to Cris Lovett for telling me this.  Of course I did not believe
him and so I tested it and he is correct.  Ah well.


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Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2004 14:17:18 +0100
From: Cris Lovett
Subject: Re: QFS RAID5 Probs.

its in QFS (unwritten interaction between QFS and LVM) try setting up a
<1TB filsystem it should work


Nick Pettefar wrote:

>Where is this limit?  It's not in Solaris 9 or SVM and certainly not in QFS!
>bash-2.05# mount /dev/md/dsk/d3 /mnt
>bash-2.05# df -lk /mnt
>Filesystem            kbytes    used   avail capacity  Mounted on
>/dev/md/dsk/d3       1287958040   65560 1275012904     1%    /mnt
>bash-2.05# df -lh /mnt
>Filesystem             size   used  avail capacity  Mounted on
>/dev/md/dsk/d3         1.2T    64M   1.2T     1%    /mnt
>On Fri, 8 Oct 2004, Cris Lovett wrote:
>>There is a 1 TB limit to the filesystem size ( i found that out recently
>>as i tried to make a 1.5 TB filesystem )
>>Cris Lovett
>>Nick Pettefar wrote:
>>>Hi, I am trying to use QFS 4.0.
>>>I have made a 1.2TB filesystem with SVM using the command line.
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