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    SubjectRe: New filesystem for Linux
    On Fri, 3 November 2006 12:56:36 +0100, Mikulas Patocka wrote:
    > >
    > >I am fully aware the counters are effectively 48-bit. If they were
    > >just 32-bit, you would likely have hit the problem yourself already.
    >
    > Given the seek time 0.01s, 31-bit value would last for minimum time of 248
    > days when doing only syncs and nothing else. 47-bit value will last for
    > reasonably long.

    So you can at most do one transaction per drive seek? That would
    definitely solve the overflow case, but hardly sounds like a
    high-performance filesystem. :)

    Jörn

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