Subject: Re: newfs can't make filesystems over 1TB in size
To: Brian Buhrow <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/09/2002 21:39:37
On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 08:27:43AM -0800, Brian Buhrow wrote:
> 	Hi Luke.   Hmm. I hope one of the folks you indicated will comment, as
> this 1TB fs limit is going to become an issue, I think, as we use more and
> more larger disks, especially for those of us fond of raid controllers and
> raidframe software.
> 	On another note, I notice that all the disk driver front ends
> report their disk capacities as signed 32-bit integers.  If I walk through
> and convert them to use unsigned 32-bit integers, and submit the changes as
> a pr, how likely, do you think, that such a change would get rolled into
> the source tree?

If the changes are right, they will get commited.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 23 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference