sd 4:0:0:0: [sdc] Very big device. Trying to use READ


Active Member
Sep 17, 2011
Hi Team,

I added a new iscsi target and created a 5TB LVM on it.

Now I started to get the following in the syslog:

"Nov 15 23:09:18 master kernel: sd 4:0:0:0: [sdc] Very big device. Trying to use READ CAPACITY(16)."

The proxmox is in a cluster of 3.

Could anyone assist pls?




That is just a notice (not a problem).

root@node2:~# du -h /var/log/syslog
688K /var/log/syslog
root@node2:~# cat /var/log/syslog | grep -v "Very big device" > syslog
root@node2:~# du -h syslog
500K syslog

Still, introduces a lot of garbage, rendering syslog harder to read when necessary. Is there a fix/patch for this one, for ex. increasing the time to report this message, eliminating it completely, or some mechanism for repeated messages in sequence(for example - OpenVPN log file) ?


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