Re: PATCH: Support tera byte disk

From: Andreas Dilger (
Date: Wed Sep 18 2002 - 17:41:36 EST

On Sep 18, 2002 15:23 -0700, Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-09-18 at 13:32, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> > There's also a limit where statfs() overflows at 16TB for 4kB block
> > filesystems... Ask me how I noticed this ;-)
> Well, the whole world goes pear-shaped on ia32 with >16TB filesystems,
> so statfs is the least of your worries in that case :-(

Why do you say that? I've been testing with 60TB or larger filesystems
all week ;-). Note that we can use more than a single block device
and/or remote storage target to store data, so block device limits are
not applicable to us, although 16TB files are a limit we will hit soon.

Cheers, Andreas

Andreas Dilger

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