Re: Large File support and blocks.

From: Matthew Jacob (
Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 15:36:53 EST

> Some underlying block device subsystems can address that
> currently, some others have inherent 512 byte "page_size"
> with signed indexes... I think SCSI is in the first camp,
> while IDE is in second. (And Ingo has assured us that RAID
> code should handle this just fine too.)

You can change logical block size on SCSI disk devices such that you won't be
limited to a 1TB (512 byte logical blocksize) limit.

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