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    SubjectRe: 2 TB partition support
    >>>>> "Mike" == Mike Fedyk <> writes:

    > On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 06:12:06PM -0800, Joseph Shamash wrote:
    >> What is the maximum partition size for a patched 2.4.x kernel, and
    >> where are those patches?

    Mike> I believe it is now 16TB per block device in 2.6, and patched
    Mike> 2.4.

    That's right for 32-bit systems with 4k pages. For 64 bit systems the
    limit is over 8 Exabytes.

    You should note that software raid has smaller limits, as does the
    LVM. Also the 2.4 patches have seen *much* less testing than the 2.6
    mainline (except possibly on the SGI Altix).

    What exactly are you trying to do?

    Dr Peter Chubb peterc AT
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