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    SubjectRe: what is our answer to ZFS?
    In article <> you wrote:
    > I believe that on 64 bit platforms, Linux has a 64 bit clean VFS. Python says
    > 2**64 is 18446744073709551616, and that's roughly:
    > 18,446,744,073,709,551,616 bytes
    > 18,446,744,073,709 megs
    > 18,446,744,073 gigs
    > 18,446,744 terabytes
    > 18,446 ... what are those, petabytes?
    > 18 Really big lumps of data we won't be using for a while yet.

    The prolem is not about file size. It is about for example unique inode
    numbers. If you have a file system which spans multiple volumnes and maybe
    nodes, you need more unqiue methods of addressing the files and blocks.

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