Re: Woody DVD problem on powerpc
On Fri, Aug 09, 2002 at 01:44:55AM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> This seems to be a brick wall. Is HFS really this crap?
Yup. The problem is that an HFS filesystem refers to allocation
blocks with an unsigned 16 bit integer, so while the specification
technically allows 2^32 different files, only 2^16 can actually
be taking up any space, and there are a few system files taking
up some of that, so in practical terms, it's a little smaller.