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Re: Filesystem completely hosed

On Son, Mär 09, 2003 at 10:01:57 +0100, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
>    That's an interesting moment. Does Hurd or Mach have limitations
>    concering total HD size? /dev/hd2s7 is the last partition on a 20
>    GByte disk.  I once read something about a 10 Gig limit. But if
>    this were true, GNU/Hurd shouldn't work at all here, not?
> The ext2fs translator does have an limit on how big partitions it can
> map into memory (around 2GB).  The 10GB limit you are refering to is
> an limit in GNU Mach 1.3.x where disks >= 10GB are supported correctly
> (they weren't in 1.2.x or some such).

The current version of gnumach advertises itself as 1.2 (version in
changelog.Debian.gz: 20020421-1). Except for the announcenment I haven't
seen 1.3 anywhere.

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