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

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Tue Oct 4 22:47:34 UTC 2011

On Tue, Oct 04, 2011 at 11:38:18PM +0200, Farkas Levente wrote:
> 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?

This is a question you should direct through Red Hat's support


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