Re: huge filesystems

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Mon Mar 14 2005 - 22:24:30 EST

jmerkey <jmerkey@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I am running the DSFS file system as a 7 TB file system on 2.6.9.

On a 32-bit CPU?

> There are a host of problems with the current VFS,

I don't recall you reporting any of them. How can we expect to fix
anything if we aren't told about it?

> ad I have gotten around most of them
> by **NOT** using the linux page cache interface.

Well that won't fly.

The VFS should support devices up to 16TB on 32-bit CPUs. If you know of
scenarios in which it fails to do that, please send a bug report.

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