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SubjectRe: Volume Managers in Linux
> Okay, if the core vfs layer doesn't handle over 2 GB, how does mke2fs make
> a filesystem on a > 2GB partition? (or does this not work?). For that
> matter, couldn't fdisk have potential problems with extended partitions
> that are beyond 2 GB? (it has to write the extended partition map out
> there).

Because >2Gig is supported on raw block devices

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