Re: fsck out of memory

From: Andreas Dilger (
Date: Sun Feb 09 2003 - 15:31:17 EST

On Feb 09, 2003 11:08 +0100, Stephan van Hienen wrote:
> makes me wonder if this can have todo with the lbd (to allow 2TB+ devices)
> patch ? or is this something else?
> (if it can be related to the lbd patch, i will remove 2 hd's from the
> array (but i don't prefer this option))

Now that you mention this, I believe that there were som fixes to the ext2/3
code to not overflow some calcs, but I don't recall the specifics. It sure
seems unusual to have such easy-to-reproduce errors.

> mke2fs -j -m 0 -b 4096 -i 4096 -R stride=16

Do you expect to have so many small files in this huge filesystem?
Basically, the "-i" parameter is telling mke2fs what you think the
average file size will be, so 4kB is very small.

Cheers, Andreas

Andreas Dilger

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