Large File support and blocks.

From: Linda Walsh (
Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 14:55:33 EST

It may not matter too too much, but blocks are being passed around as
'ints'. On the ia32 architecture, this implies a maximum of 512*2G->1T
disk size. Probably don't need to worry about this today, but in a few
years? Should we be changing the internal interfaces to use a long (or
a long unsigned -- why signed?) Maybe for 2.5/2.6 timeframe? Just


Linda A Walsh                    | Trust Technology, Core Linux, SGI                      | Voice: (650) 933-5338                        

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