> On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 10:47:13AM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> > What do you mean by problems 5 years down the road? The real issue is that
> > this 32-bit block count limit affects composite devices like MD RAID and
> > LVM today, not just individual disks. There have been several postings
> > I have seen with people having a problem _today_ with a 2TB limit on
> > devices.
> people who can afford 2TB of disc can afford to buy a 64-bit processor.
Currently that doesn't solve the problem as block_nr is held in an int.
And as gcc compiles an int to a 32bit number on a 64bit processor, the
problem still isn't solved.
That at least we need to address.
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