[OpenAFS] volume and file size

Dj Merrill deej@thayer.dartmouth.edu
Sun, 13 Jun 2004 23:16:18 -0400

Jeffrey Hutzelman wrote:

> - The size of volumes is a complicated question.  No volume may have a
>  quota larger than 2^31-1 blocks, with each block representing 1K of
>  storage (for the math-impaired, that's 2TB).  However, volumes may
>  have infinite quota, in which case any amount of storage may be used.
>  Some other information about disk usage is also stored in 32-bit
>  fields, so information about the amount of storage used by a volume
>  may take on nonsensical volumes once more than 2^31-1 blocks are used,
>  if the fileserver lets you do that at all.

Hi Jeffrey,
	I'm quite glad to hear this.  Where did I come up with
an 8GB volume size limit?  Was there a limit previously,
and it has since been "fixed" ?