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file larger than largest drive free space.
I am pretty sure I know what the answer is, but I will ask anyway. I have 5 2TB disks in a pool and have varying amounts of free space available on them. my backup application creates a large file. In some cases the backup file could be over 2TB, this is half of my current free pool space but more than twice the size of the free space on any one drive. From my understanding, this wont work.
Am I correct in this.
I intend to add some 3TB disks to the pool. If the backup starts to create a file on a drive with insufficient space, will drivepool migrate the file to a disk with sufficient free space if it sees the file grow too large.
If it wont, I am probably forced to go back down the RAID5 path, which then reduces my ability to grow the space as larger disks come along.