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by dsgibson
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Storage Pooling/Greyhole
Topic: Setting Partitions to Support Greyhole
Replies: 9
Views: 650

Re: Setting Partitions to Support Greyhole

The issues you may encounter is the root partition could fill up. If you have a separate partition on the OS drive for Greyhole, it will be small. It will work, but you will potentially have the same file twice on one physical drive. Most prefer to use a separate physical drive for Greyhole due to ...
by dsgibson
Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Storage Pooling/Greyhole
Topic: Setting Partitions to Support Greyhole
Replies: 9
Views: 650

Re: Setting Partitions to Support Greyhole

Greyhole really only works well with additional drives. You can make it work, but we don't recommend it.
Thanks again. I'm curious what the issues are with Greyhole managing a storage pool in a partition on my primary drive. Perhaps I'll find out.
by dsgibson
Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Storage Pooling/Greyhole
Topic: Setting Partitions to Support Greyhole
Replies: 9
Views: 650

Re: Setting Partitions to Support Greyhole

Your OS drive is not very big, so the extra space you have available is needed for the LZ. Don't recommend using the OS drive for the storage pool. Otherwise, if the root drive get's full your HDA will crash. How much free space is left in the root partition? If it's not 500GB or more, you're best ...
by dsgibson
Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Storage Pooling/Greyhole
Topic: Setting Partitions to Support Greyhole
Replies: 9
Views: 650

Re: Setting Partitions to Support Greyhole

Did you follow the installation instructions precisely for Fedora 25? If so, there would have been no /home partition created. We recommend folks not use LVM, which is how the /home partition is created. Ideally, it would be best if you started over. If you cannot, recommend you add all remaining f...
by dsgibson
Sun Nov 19, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Storage Pooling/Greyhole
Topic: Setting Partitions to Support Greyhole
Replies: 9
Views: 650

Setting Partitions to Support Greyhole

Hi. I just installed Fedora 25/Amahi 10 and turned on Greyhole. All is working fine except I don't think I've created my partitions optimally for Greyhole and would appreciate advice on that. My primary drive (nvme0n1) is a 500 GB SSD and my second drive (sda) is a 2 TB HDD partitioned as shown belo...