Ext3 for large filesystems and Time for ext4?

Posted by tuxchick2 on Jun 24, 2006 3:09 AM EDT
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Interesting stuff on the Kernel Development section of LWN last week:

" By storing physical block numbers this way, ext3 can handle 48-bit block numbers - enough to index a 1024 PB device"

"Some developers, most prominently Jeff Garzik, have expressed concerns about merging these changes into ext3; they would rather see a new ext4 filesystem created for new features."

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I'd like to see more filesystem choice herzeleid 2 2,216 Jun 25, 2006 12:32 PM

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