Subject: Re: Huge (> 1TB) disk
To: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/13/2002 20:37:44
On Tue, May 14, 2002 at 01:01:31PM +0930, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:

 > FWIW, Kirk McKusick is currently working on UFS2, which will have 64
 > bit pointers.  Note that there's more than just a simple change to get
 > this to work: for one thing, it means that the on-disk data structures
 > are incompatible with UFS.

What else is on the table for UFS2?  I remember being extremely
disappointed when I heard the list at one point, but I honestly
can't remember what changes UFS2 has planned.

 > The FreeBSD project is doing a complete overhaul of UFS, in
 > cooperation with Kirk.  I'm not sure whether that stuff has been
 > removed yet, but if not, I'm sure it's on the list.

It'd be nice if you used the bsd-api-discuss mailing list for this
stuff, since all BSD projects have people reading that list.  It's

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>