Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 30th Jun 2006 17:00 UTC, submitted by Rahul
General Development A series of patches has been proposed on the Linux kernel mailing list earlier by a team of engineers from Red Hat, ClusterFS, IBM, and Bull to extend the Ext3 filesystem, adding support for very large filesystems. After a long discussion, the developers came forward with a plan to roll these changes into a new version: Ext4. LWN covered the changes as well as the arguments put forward for a new filesystem a few weeks back.
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RE: 48-bit filesystem
by transami on Fri 30th Jun 2006 18:53 UTC in reply to "48-bit filesystem"
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"go stright to 64-bit"

My thought's exactly. And then I thought why not do like the internet and ipv6, go 128-bit and be done with it.

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