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

Farkas Levente lfarkas at lfarkas.org
Tue Oct 4 21:38:18 UTC 2011


On 10/04/2011 05:30 PM, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>>> 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:-(
> 
> 32-bit machines have a 32-bit index into the page cache; on x86, that limits
> us to 16T for XFS, as well.  So 32-bit is really not that interesting for
> large filesystem use.
> 
> If you need really scalable filesystems, I'd suggest a 64-bit machine.

i mean if you support xfs and think it's better then ext4 why not
support it on rhel 32bit?

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