Re: VFS 64-bit clean? Not yet (was Re: large-file-system)

Alan Cox (
Mon, 16 Feb 1998 11:12:31 +0000 (GMT)

> > Make it 64-bit. Things like NFS-V3 require it, and there's no point
> > in reworking a lot of the VFS code if we're still going to impose
> > artificial limits in it.
> NFS V3 can't require anything of our page structure. But your point
> is well-made.

It can. NFS V3 is 64bit and needs to put 64bit values in the page
cache to get full results. It also has a write/commit based operation
which needs the page cache too

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