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Re: TAKE - restrict xfs inodes to 32 bits

To: Rupa Schomaker <rupa-list+linux-xfs@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: TAKE - restrict xfs inodes to 32 bits
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: 04 Dec 2001 12:56:26 -0600
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Tue, 2001-12-04 at 00:51, Rupa Schomaker wrote:
> Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx> writes:
> > No, there is no chance - it takes a 1Tbyte filesystem for the overflow
> > to occur. 
> 
> Steve,
> 
> What happens when one uses xfs_growfs to grow an existing < 1T
> filesystem to > 1T?

Well, if I fix one line of code it will work, although there are some
pathological cases where you could grow a full filesystem from just less
that 1 Tbyte to 2 Tbytes and end up with lots of room and no inode
space, although in practice this should not happen.

Steve

> 
> -- 
> -rupa
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Principal Engineer, Filesystem Software         email: lord@xxxxxxx


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