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Old 08-23-2006, 07:56 AM   #1
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why we can't change the block size in ext2 filesystem in source code


hi,
i'm trying to change the block size in ext2/ext3 fs...by doing this i can extend the file size..the default bs =4096.

how can we chnage the block size in this ...
 
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Moved: This thread is more suitable in Linux-General and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves.
 
Old 08-23-2006, 04:28 PM   #3
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AFAIK currently block size can't be bigger than page size. For most architectures page size is 4K, so that's the limit.
 
Old 08-23-2006, 04:47 PM   #4
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Also, changing block size would not change maximum file size in any way.
 
  


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