On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 5:15 AM, John Doe <jdmls at yahoo.com> wrote: > From: Boris Epstein <borepstein at gmail.com> > >> Thanks, I know that. But live CD (under 1GB) is one thing; a large >> data set (say, 4TB) could be something else. I'd like to know, among >> other things, if SquashFS could be practically used to create an >> archive of that size (and compress it as it goes, too). > > >From wikipedia: > Max file size 16 EiB > Max volume size 16 EiB > > JD > > > > _______________________________________________ > CentOS mailing list > CentOS at centos.org > http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos > JD, Thanks, I've seen this too. It is just a matter of practical testing - and I am doing the testing right now. If it turns out that creating a storage that size after SquashFS is exceedingly slow - or requires an inadequate amount of resources - then we may abandon this idea for something different. Boris.