Re: calling ext2fs function

From: Matti Aarnio (
Date: Mon May 08 2000 - 16:30:39 EST

On Tue, May 09, 2000 at 12:08:26AM -0700, Benhanokh Gabriel wrote:
> > Does it have to be ext2fs only, though?
> not realy, actually i don't even think the ext2fs is suitable for us as we
> are aiming at the highend storage market, and ext2fs is too limited( file
> sizes can't excced 2GB, no jornaling...). but from what i read ext3fs should
> be good for us, and it suppose to have very similier design so i guess
> working with ext2fs would prove usefull.

        Correction for you. EXT2 handles file sizes exceeding 2GB just
        fine. Other aspects of the system don't allow it at 32-bit
        machines before 2.4 (and matching glibc).

> /gaby

/Matti Aarnio <>

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