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Old 12-04-2003, 11:24 AM   #1
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What is the max number of drive interfaces?

I am trying to find out what the max number of drives the linux kernel can support. We are planning on implementing a Linux environment with SAN storage. The SAN environment will have 8 paths to each hard drive. So Linux will see 8 hard drives, but they are are mapped to the same location on the SAN. I am wondering if we are going to run into problems with hitting a max number of drives limitation. If that were the case, it may limit us to how many drives we can add to the server if 8 paths are used. Does anyone know where this kind of information is documented?
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Hope these has some information about hd support in your case.

Last edited by lenup; 12-04-2003 at 02:48 PM.


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