Re: Stability of ReiserFS onj Kernel 2.4.x (sp. 2.4.[56]{-ac*}

From: Jussi Laako (
Date: Mon Jul 16 2001 - 16:00:37 EST

Hans Reiser wrote:
> infinitely long, they used a base size of 1 byte, but we could use a base
> size of 32 bits, and limit it to 64 bits rather than allowing infinite
> scaling) seem like more conservative coding.

I think we should use either 32, 64 or 128 bits (or other 2^x) but not
fiddle with something like 48 bits. I believe we lose more than we gain from
added complexity.

Ok, 128 bits sounds like an insane amount, but so did 2 TB in early 80's.

 - Jussi Laako

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