Subject: Re: Addiind a new filesystem support
To: None <>
From: Matthew Mondor <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/01/2002 05:16:56
On Sat, 4 May 2002 15:08:30 +0200
Ignatios Souvatzis <> wrote:

> > FFS is 64bit and has been for a long time.
> 4.4BSD-light, and NetBSD-1.0, had it already.
> Broke a lot of code that didn't use proper includes, thus assuming that
> off_t parameters to lseek() and *truncate() where 32bit integers :-)

This means that there should be no problem at all with large partitions, eg: larger than 200G, using FFS? Great to know... FFS seems to be slower than XFS though for whatever reason... LFS has been impressing, I have yet to discover if it also could handle very large partitions however