FreeBSD 6.x and disklabel

Eric Schuele e.schuele at
Tue Oct 31 21:37:20 UTC 2006

On 10/30/06 12:05, Reuben A. Popp wrote:
> Good morning everyone,
> Recently, we've been looking at purchasing a SAN here and I came across this 
> site while doing some research.  Seeing as how we just met with reps from 
> Apple to discuss their offerings, I thought that the article was well worth 
> reading ;)
> Anyway,  I realize that the article deals with the 5.x branch, so it may not 
> be 100% exact when it comes to our implementation (6.x).  The article makes 
> note that as of 5.x, there were many parts that were still 32 bit, which in 
> turn affected the maximum filesystem size (~2TB).

If you haven't already gotten an answer....

The following may help:

> Not that we would need a filesystem larger than that, but does anyone know if 
> this is still an issue, or was it changed in 6.x, or if there are plans to 
> rework it in -CURRENT?
> TIA :)
> Reuben A. Popp


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