Subject: Re: Addiind a new filesystem support
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List: tech-kern
Date: 05/04/2002 17:54:23
On  3 May, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:

> FFS still uses 32-bit block pointers, which causes it to max out at a
> filesystem size of 2^41 or so.
> Commodity disks now exceed 2^37 bytes.  We've got less than 4 bits of
> headroom.
Not to talk about RAID systems. Even smal RAID systems are going beyond
1TB now...
So my question is: What is the general limit for file and file system
size in NetBSD, independent of the actual file system type? 
2^64 - 1 bytes? 
What about LFS? Where is the limit for LFS?