Subject: Re: Whatever came of UFS/FFS discussions on filesystems > 1TB?
To: Brian A. Seklecki <>
From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <>
List: netbsd-users
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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