Help me understand Centos 7 BTRFS RAID 10 size allocation ?
Plz watch the video above, Im playing with Centos 7 BTRFS new installation on 4 TB disks (using virtualbox)
My goal is to create RAID 10 BTRFS on those 4 drives, but no matter what I do I get volume with 1 TB worth of storage, that seems to me like RAID 1 would do ...
I should get 2 TB worth of real storage.. right ?
I understand BTRFS Raid is different than the typical RAID we are accustomed to, but is it that different ???
I even tried with 5 disks now, same thing. Cause I thought perhaps it calculates system drive or boot disk thus the issue/
Also I try to edit or change it As Large as Possible, it turns to 256 GB
Yes. RAID 10 on 4x 1TB drives should result in ~2TB usable space.
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That's very odd. I, personally, haven't had good luck with the gui partition manager. For some reason it seems to work differently than what I think it's telling me. Can you boot to a rescue environment and create the RAID array and partitions before starting the installation?