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SubjectRe: 64bit offsets for block devices ?
> Is there any way of getting a standardized way of doing I/O to a block
> device which could handle 64bit addresses for the block number?

Submit patches early into 2.5 to extend the block range ?

> Don't you think that we will run into problems anyway because soon there
> will be raid systems with a couple of Terrabytes of space to waste for
> mp3's ;-)

The limit is currently about 1Tb per block so yes it will eventually get us

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