Subject: Re: Whatever came of UFS/FFS discussions on filesystems > 1TB?
To: Brian A. Seklecki <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <email@example.com>
Date: 08/14/2002 14:42:06
On Wednesday, 14 August 2002 at 1:05:00 -0400, Brian A. Seklecki wrote:
> Back in May of 2002, a very long thread started about file systems over 1TB
> and subsequent modifications that needed made to file system userland
> utilities. I tried to follow the thread in the archives, but it got rather
> carried away (and it was one of those months were duplicate messages were
> coming in). I'm curious what the final word was? Were there any reported
> successful scenarios? Are there any special steps that need taken? If so,
> I'd like to send-pr(8) so we can get them into the FAQs. I'm planning on
> putting together a 7x160gig RAID0, or ~1TB (no lectures on redundancy, please)
> w/ RAIDFrame and I want to clear up any issues in advance.
Kirk McKusick is currently implementing UFS2, which uses 64 bit
pointers. There's development code in FreeBSD-CURRENT. I haven't
been paying much attention to it, however. I suspect it's probably a
little too early to import the code into NetBSD.
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