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    SubjectRe: 2 TB partition support
    On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 01:28:11AM +0100, Bernd Schubert wrote:
    > 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?
    > >
    >
    > Hello,
    >
    > 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.

    That would refer to the Reiserfs 3.5 format, which is limited to 2GB max
    file sizes. If you use 2.4, and have never used a 2.2 reiserfs kernel, then
    you probably have the 3.6 format that has a much larger limit.
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