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    SubjectRe: 2 TB partition support
    On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 06:12:06PM -0800, Joseph Shamash wrote:
    > Hello Peter,
    > Forgive another quick Q or two.
    > What is the maximum partition size for a patched 2.4.x kernel,
    > and where are those patches?


    Are 2TB possible with an unpatched 2.4.x 64bit-AMD64 kernel? The
    partion is supposed to be reiserfs. I read an about 2 years old
    discussion about this and Hans Reiser statet that the maximum size is
    about 2GB. Unfortunality I don't know what this 'about' depends on.
    Furthermore our server for this will be an Opteron and so perhaps this
    limit is much higher on 64bit systems.

    I really wouldn't like to use the first 2.6.x releases on an important server like this. Also using hardly tested 2.4. patches are not really an option.

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