Re: VFS 64-bit clean

Theodore Y. Ts'o (tytso@MIT.EDU)
Sun, 1 Mar 1998 18:27:24 -0500

Date: Sat, 28 Feb 1998 12:41:23 -0500
From: Chip Salzenberg <>

Since we really don't need 64 bits right now -- given the 32-bit limit
on block numbers, no file size can exceed 44 or 45 bits -- how about

i_osync takes up 0 bits on disk :-)

It's only present in the in-memory copy of the inode.

- Ted

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