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Core HDD Size Estimates
« on: June 01, 2013, 08:18:25 pm »
What are other users seeing for total space required per MD for their core?

I am looking over things from a few previous installations while I gather hardware for a reinstall and have found some areas I want to look into further.  Specifically I am looking at logrotate and some run-away folder sizes.  The issues causing these coredumps and crash logs of course will need to be located and addressed individually.

Healthy Core (OS partition)
Total disk space used?
Total number of MD?

With enough input I will add a portion to the wiki pertaining to hardware selection covering suggested drive size based on max number of potential future device, or room count + outdoor areas if that reads easier.  Thanks.
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Re: Core HDD Size Estimates
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2013, 11:26:12 am »
I have a 72GB core disk, and have 4 MDs currently defined. A runaway process producing lots of coredumps can fill up any size disk rapidly. Other than that, I liked my 10k RPMs 72GB drive as my core drive, and only replaced it with an SSD due to hardware issues. The SSD now is a 120GB drive, but I partitioned it to only used as much as space as the former drive had, so I can swap it back when it comes back from repair.