Re: Bug#269383: kernel-image-2.4.27-1-686: Problem with devicemapper.
On Thu, Sep 02, 2004 at 09:33:25AM +0100, Alister Winfield wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-09-02 at 01:55, Joshua Kwan wrote:
> > alister.winfield wrote:
> > > LV Size 1.95 TB
> > I was under the impression that 2.4 could only handle <= 1TB sanely, not
> > 2. So probably the support here is iffy.
> > Correct me if I'm wrong...
> man vgcreate...
> There is also (as
> of Linux 2.4) a kernel limitation of 2TB per block device.
> Thats exactly what you get with 512 byte sectors and a 32bit counter.
> (UINT_MAX * 512) = 2TB.
2TB is theoretical limit. Most driver doe have signedness/unsignedness
issue, thus I for certain won't support fs-related bug reports with
filesystems in the 1-2TB range.