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    SubjectRe: Stability of ReiserFS onj Kernel 2.4.x (sp. 2.4.[56]{-ac*}
    On Sun, 15 Jul 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

    > > > Ext2 handles files larger than 2Gb, and can handle up to about 1Tb per volume
    > > > which is the block layer fs size limit.
    > > >
    > > The limits for reiserfs and ext2 for kernels 2.4.x are the same (and they are 2Tb not 1Tb). The
    > > limits are not in the individual filesystems. We need to have Linux go to 64 bit blocknumbers in
    >
    > Its 1 terabyte - there are some unclean sign bit abuses

    Is this true also on 64-bits archs (Alpha, UltraSparc)? I guess limits
    listed in Documentation/filesystems/ext2.txt assume 32 bits.

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