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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] Use 64-bit inode numbers internally in the kernel
    On 8/14/06, David Howells <> wrote:
    > These patches make the kernel use 64-bit inode numbers internally, even on a
    > 32-bit system. They are required because some filesystems have intrinsic
    > 64-bit inode numbers: NFS and XFS for example. The 64-bit inode numbers are
    > then propagated to userspace automatically where the arch supports it.

    Out of curiosity, is there a performance hit for 32-bit systems? Have
    you done any minimal benchmarks to see?

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