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SubjectRe: Large File support and blocks.
On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, Alan Cox wrote:

> > With all the talk about bugs and slowness on a 386/486/586 -- does anyone
> > think those platforms will have multi-T disks hooked up to them?
>
> Yes. The poor handling of 64bit numbers hasnt gone away on
> PentiumII or Athlon as far as I can tell

41-bit filesize should be enough for the 32-bit machines.

By the time people start using >41-bit files, don't you think
they'll have an AMD-64, PPC or Merced CPU to handle the bigger
file sizes?

regards,

Rik
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