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SubjectRe: Large File Support in Kernel 2.6
On Thu, 08 Sep 2005 21:27:42 +0200
Andreas Baer <lnx1@gmx.net> wrote:


> I think it's 2TB for the file size and 2e73 for the file system, but
> I don't understand the second reference and the part about the
> CONIFG_LBD. What is exactly the CONFIG_LBD option?
> -

This is "Support for Large Block Devices" under Device Drivers/Block
Devices:

CONFIG_LBD:

Say Y here if you want to attach large (bigger than 2TB) discs to
your machine, or if you want to have a raid or loopback device
bigger than 2TB. Otherwise say N.

The "2e73" refers to 2 to the exponent 73 bytes in size. Huge :-)
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