>>> On Fri, 18 Nov 2005 17:45:50 +0100, "evilninja@xxxxxxx"
>>> <evilninja@xxxxxxx> said:
evilninja> Eric Sandeen schrieb:
Eric> Oh, repair on a 300T filesystem -wil-l be painful
Eric> anywhere, I think, unfortunately.
evilninja> hm, painful yes, but hopefully not impossible?
evilninja> otherwise if sth. goes wrong on a 300TB fs
I suspect that Eric above is trying to be an master of the
evilninja> the only way to fix it would be restoring from
evilninja> backup, no matter how tiny the corruption might be
evilninja> (and xfs_repair could fix it easliy if only the
evilninja> volume was not so big)....
As an amusing mental exercise, consider this: how to make such
a backup of a 300TB filesystem?
Overall I would guess that designing a 2^48B filesystem is a bit
of a research problem, and requires serious study and thinking,
if one cannot avoid it.