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What are the limitations on EXT4 / EXT3 / ZFS / XFS ?
Posted by Yvon Lei on 21 July 2016 11:37

Thecus OS5 X32 N7700 / N8800 series support EXT3, ZFS & XFS file systems. It is up to exist 3 set of RAID volume in one unit at the same time.

There are some limitation of these three file system,

Models: 1U4500, 1U4600, N0503, N4100PRO(*2), N4200, N5200, N5200PRO, N5500, N7700 series, N8800 series
The following limitations are in firmware v1.xx.xx ~ v3.xx.xx


  > 8TB Folder QUOTA FTP AFP ACL NFS SNAPSHOT
EXT3   V V V V V  
XFS V   V V V V  
ZFS V V     *(1)   V

Models: 1U4600, N4100PRO(*2), N4200 series, N5500, N7700, N7700SAS, N7700PRO, N7700PLUS, N8800, N8800SAS, N8800PRO, N8800PLUS, XXX series
The following limitations are in firmware v5.xx.xx

  >16TB >8TB User Quota Folder Quota FTP AFP ACL NFS SNAPSHOT
EXT3     V   V V V V  
EXT4   V V   V V V V  
XFS   V V   V V V V  
ZFS   V   V     *(1)   V
 
*(1) Top level only, no recursive.
*(2) N4100PRO does not support ZFS.

 
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