Subject: Re: mount_msdos failure with 200GB usb disk
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/12/2005 07:58:05
On Thu, Aug 11, 2005 at 11:12:56PM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> A better "good start" would be to simple handle 64-bit inode  
> numbers.  There are other file systems out there that have inode  
> numbers that large.

Indeed, FFSv2 allows > 2^32 fragments, but only 2^32 inodes
For very large filesystems with > 2^32 fragments you need more inodes.


David Laight: