Subject: Re: File system > 1 Terabyte
To: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Ben Collver <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/30/2004 14:44:14
On Thu, Sep 30, 2004 at 02:35:06PM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> 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.
> >http://www.netbsd.org/Misc/features.html#large-filesystems 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.
Can a FFSv1 filesystem be larger than 1TB? Where does the 1TB
limitation come from?