Heads up: e2fsprogs-1.42-WIP-0702 pushed to rawhide

Farkas Levente lfarkas at lfarkas.org
Tue Oct 4 07:09:53 UTC 2011

On 10/04/2011 01:03 AM, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> On 10/3/11 5:53 PM, Farkas Levente wrote:
>> On 10/04/2011 12:33 AM, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>>> On 10/3/11 5:13 PM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Oct 03, 2011 at 04:11:28PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>>>> I wasn't able to give the VM enough memory to make this succeed.  I've
>>>> only got 8G on this laptop.  Should I need large amounts of memory to
>>>> create these filesystems?
>>>> At 100T it doesn't run out of memory, but the man behind the curtain
>>>> starts to show.  The underlying qcow2 file grows to several gigs and I
>>>> had to kill it.  I need to play with the lazy init features of ext4.
>>>> Rich.
>>> Bleah.  Care to use xfs? ;)
>> why we've to use xfs? really? nobody really use large fs on linux? or
>> nobody really use rhel? why not the e2fsprogs has too much upstream
>> support? with 2-3TB disk the 16TB fs limit is really funny...or not so
>> funny:-(
> XFS has been proven at this scale on Linux for a very long time, is all.

the why rh do NOT support it in 32 bit? there're still system that
should have to run on 32 bit:-(

  Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"

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