I have recently lvextend my logical volume (where /home is) from 16TiB to 25TiB. However, when I try to run extend2fs on my /dev/vtrak/home, it complains that
resize2fs 1.41.12 (17-May-2010) resize2fs: File too large while trying to determine filesystem size
Upon further investigation, it seems that ext3 will only give me a 16TiB file system maximum.
I have 15 TB of data in this file system. What should I do now?
- I can try to move to ext4 (but where can I temporarily put my data so I can update the filesystem?).
- Try to split user home folders into separate filesystems?
UPDATE: Searching the internet comes up with references that although ext4 supports >16TiB, the current code doesn't (WTH). Does someone have a personal experience with this matter?