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SubjectRe: [PATCH] remove 2TB block device limit
>>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Phillips <phillips@bonn-fries.net> writes:

Daniel> On Tuesday 14 May 2002 03:36, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
>> ...And yes at the moment the pagecache limit is also a problem
>> which we just ignore in the hope that the kernel will have gone to
>> 64 bits by the time devices grow that large as to start using > 32
>> bits of blocks/pages...

Daniel> PAGE_CACHE_SIZE can also grow, so 32 bit architectures are
Daniel> further away from the page cache limit on than it seems.

Check out the table on page 2 of
http://www.scsita.org/statech/01s005r1.pdf

The SCSI trade association is predicting 200TB in a high-end server
within 10 years --- and 2TB in a high-end desktop by 2004. I'd take
some of their predictions with a grain of salt, however.

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