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Re: [linux-lvm] FW: LVM on Linux



On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 05:40:08PM +0100, Joe Thornber wrote:
> This one keeps resurfacing so I had a look at it.
> 
> I had a look at Ben LaHaise's patch, it seems to be ensuring that all
> sector offsets are stored in a blkoff_t variable, which presumably is
> an unsigned 64 bit integer.  The rest of the patch goes through some
> of the block drivers (eg, loop) and ensures that no *, / or %
> operations are performed on blkoff_t's.  Good stuff.

blkoff_t is 64 bit on 64 bit machines, and configurable (32/64) on 32
bit machines. Excelent IMHO.



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Ragnar Kjorstad
Big Storage


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