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    > 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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