Nathan O. Siemers <nathan at dnase.hpw.pri.bms.com> wrote:
> Agreed, new developments will change the outlook for GCG/Linux. SGI
> xfs, when completely ported to linux, should also allow larger files .
Not as long as the VFS is not changed. The 2 GB limit is not inherent
to ext2fs, but is a problem of the virtual file system layer which
sits between the kernel and the file system code (or so I've been told).
Therefore, if the VFS is not changed, SGI xfs will also be able to
only handle 2 GB files.
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