Re: huge filesystems

From: Barry K. Nathan
Date: Tue Mar 15 2005 - 04:32:04 EST

On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 11:41:37AM -0500, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> > What about the "LBD" patches - what limits are involved there, and have
> > they been rolled into a Linus kernel, or one or more vendor kernels?
> These are part of stock 2.6 kernels. The caveat here is that there have
> been some problems reported (with ext3 at least) for filesystems > 2TB
> so I don't think it has really been tested very much.

FWIW Red Hat appears to officially support 8TB ext3 filesystems on
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4:

"Ext3 scalability: Dynamic file system expansion and file system sizes
up to 8TB are now supported."

-Barry K. Nathan <barryn@xxxxxxxxx>
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