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    SubjectRe: fsck out of memory
    On Feb 09, 2003  11:08 +0100, Stephan van Hienen wrote:
    > makes me wonder if this can have todo with the lbd (to allow 2TB+ devices)
    > patch ? or is this something else?
    > (if it can be related to the lbd patch, i will remove 2 hd's from the
    > array (but i don't prefer this option))

    Now that you mention this, I believe that there were som fixes to the ext2/3
    code to not overflow some calcs, but I don't recall the specifics. It sure
    seems unusual to have such easy-to-reproduce errors.

    > mke2fs -j -m 0 -b 4096 -i 4096 -R stride=16

    Do you expect to have so many small files in this huge filesystem?
    Basically, the "-i" parameter is telling mke2fs what you think the
    average file size will be, so 4kB is very small.

    Cheers, Andreas
    Andreas Dilger

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