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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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