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Details regarding Bug #1383
- Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2009 17:25:38 -0500
- From: gds at chartertn.net (Gene Smith)
- Subject: Details regarding Bug #1383
Chris Johns wrote:
> Please note this change only effects the file size you can seek not the size
> of the supported media. The libblock layers use blocks as an unsigned 32bit
> number. For a DOSFS disk with a block size of 512bytes you can have a disk of
> size (2^32) x 512. For dosfsck the direct block device interface is used and
> seeking to the end of the disk is a test performed.
Thanks, this answers my question.