Coda File System

Re: What is the max file system size on a 64 bit machine

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Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 19:23:19 +0100
Hi Jan,

On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 12:18:49PM -0500, Jan Harkes wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 06:27:41PM +0100, wrote:
> > Note that rvm is still 32-bit, so it does not matter if the processor is
> > capable of 64-bit addressing.
> On a 64-bit system, RVM actually uses 64-bit memory addressing. It
> pretty much has to because it presents itself to the application as a
> memory region with transactional properties (commit/rollback and
> persistence).

My bad! Thanks for correcting.

My impression is though that this addressing possibility is hardly usable
by Coda servers/clients due to the rest of the code (and the protocols)
containing 32-bit limitations. What is the situation in this respect?

Best regards,
Received on 2007-12-17 13:25:29