Subject: Re: maximum capacity of harddisk which NetBSD 1.4.1 support
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/08/2000 12:16:22
In message <Pine.NEB.4.21.0011081001260.888-100000@candlekeep.home-net.earthlin>
Bill Studenmund writes:
>On Wed, 8 Nov 2000, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
>> On Tue, 7 Nov 2000, By Will wrote:
>> > I am working on a project, whose packages are based on NetBSD
>> > 1.4.1. Could anyone tell me the maximum capacity of harddisk which
>> > NetBSD 1.4.1 support?      
>> max. capacity is probably much much higher, but the biggest "disk" I've
>> used was a 120GB hardware RAID ("Arena"). ISTR someone doing some RAIDs in
>> the TB-category at NASA...
>Uhm, tech-net is not the right place to be discussing tis.
>At NAS (part of NASA at Moffett Field in Mountain View), I was routinely
>using MegaDrive RAID boxes, and they had 155 GB in them (well the exported
>volumes were 155 GB - the box itself had two sides).
>NetBSD had no problem. We made 32k/4k file systems on them and went to
>fsck was SLOW.

Boy, there speaks someone who's never had to fsck an ext2fs
of comparable size.

>Take care,