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Re: [TCLUG:4957] quick ext2 question

On Thu, 25 Mar 1999, John J. Trammell wrote:

> I wasn't able to find this documented anywhere in a truly convincing
> fashion, but the answer seems to be a maximum of about 4 terabytes,
> that is, four thousand gigabytes (!).  Not likely to be a concern for
> me in the immediate future.  But then again, I recall a time not too
> long ago when an 80 Mb hard drive seemed infinite!

*Wow*. That is much larger than I anticipated!

> No figures were available on the *recommended* size; I understand this
> number is usually decided by the dimensions of your backup media.  Maybe
> a few gigabytes (?).

Backups? What are those? ;)

Thanks for the information...