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Re: [Xen-users] XCP and Openfiler as the storage

  • To: Eduardo Bragatto <eduardo@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Dustin Marquess <dmarquess@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2011 09:07:06 -0700
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On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 10:53 AM, Eduardo Bragatto <eduardo@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Apr 5, 2011, at 2:45 PM, Outback Dingo wrote:
>> Why only 2GB ??
>> jeeez I meant why only 2 TB
> AFAIK, some iSCSI Initiators can not handle > 2TB LUNs. This is not
> necessarily true for all platforms, but Windows for example is known for not
> supporting iSCSI LUN >2TB.
> Does anyone know if that limit applies to XCP as well?

Sadly, it does.  I believe the limit was meant to enforce a 2TB cap
for VHD VDIs, as VHD has a 2TB limitation, but the limit also enforces
a 2TB cap for raw VDIs as well.  I asked if this was a bug earlier on
the list and got no response.

An ugly workaround is @ http://forums.citrix.com/thread.jspa?messageID=1450572


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