Subject: Re: File system > 1 Terabyte
To: Pavel Cahyna <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/30/2004 14:35:06
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On Sep 30, 2004, at 1:41 PM, Pavel Cahyna wrote:

> On Thu, 30 Sep 2004 19:59:10 +0000, Jason Thorpe wrote:
>> You cannot create a file system larger than 1TB with the FFS code in
>> 1.6.2.  NetBSD 2.0 will include FFSv2 which has 64-bit block numbers,
>> which enable > 1TB file systems.  Sorry, the changes are too large to
>> try and back-port to 1.6.2.
> states that
> FFSv1 filesystem can be large up to 4TB . Is this incorrect?

No, you're right, it's correct assuming you follow those restrictions.

But because of the current disklabel issues, you're stuck at 2TB max.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>

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