[lkml]   [1998]   [Jul]   [29]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: 2.1.108: file sizes > 2GB with ext2?
On Wed, Jul 29, 1998 at 11:19:53PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:

> They are compatible, because ext2 internally uses 32bit block
> numbers (and a block on a normal HD is 512bytes). It is purely a VM
> limitation.

So - what does a (say) 5GB file look like when a disk is moved from
an Alpha to an Intel box - and what happens you you open/seek/mmap


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:43    [W:0.066 / U:0.768 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site