Subject: Re: type-length-value chains for FFS (was large Inodes)
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Neil A. Carson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/24/1999 11:36:42
> > > Growing the fs to support more than 2^32 blocks (files > 2 Peta bytes or
> >
> > Isn't it 2 terabytes?  That's actually an achievable storage size (for a
> > RAID system, anyway), if you've got the money.
> Doh! I mis-read mc's output. :-( You're right that that size is achievable
> now. ;-)

Isn't it in fact one terabyte, because a daddr_t is signed? (to allow
referencing of the indirect blocks by a vnode via negative numbers)