[CentOS] xfs, inode64, and NFS

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Wed Mar 7 02:17:24 EST 2012


On 03/06/12 10:40 PM, James A. Peltier wrote:
> I've had to use inode64 on far smaller file systems (15TB) due to inode counts (many files) and not file system size.


My understanding of it is, the inode number is its physical position on 
the disk.   if the first 1TB (2^31 * 512) of the disk has no free space 
to create an inode for a new directory, then that inode requires 64bits.

http://xfs.org/index.php/XFS_FAQ#Q:_What_is_the_inode64_mount_option_for.3F





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