Subject: Re: boot code bloat with 64bit sector numbers
To: David Laight <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/10/2003 19:50:12
On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 10:27:29AM +0100, David Laight wrote:
  | But it does save a lot of space, a few other tweaks might get it all to
  | fit.  One option might be to only allow the 1st level indirects.
  | (limits you to 8k/4 * 8k = 16Mb files - or 4Mb with 4k blocks,
  | enough for /boot, maybe even enough for the kernel).

That's a sensible compromise...