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RE: [TCLUG:4957] quick ext2 question

On 25 Mar, Eric Hillman wrote:
>> Hey guys, here's a quickie for ya....What's the maximum size of an ext2
>> partition? How about the maximum _recommmended_ size?
> 	I generally keep partitions under 4MB, to make sure I can easily cram a
> couple of them onto a backup tape.  Actually, most DDS/DAT drives these days
> handle 8-12MB easy, so that's probably a paranoid figure.  Other than that,
> so far as I know, ext2 is pretty efficient for any size you're likely to
> want to make it.
I hope you mean GB instead of MB, those are awfully small partitions :)
Jon Schewe