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Date:	Thu, 11 Oct 2007 13:54:49 -0600
From:	Andreas Dilger <adilger@...sterfs.com>
To:	"Aneesh Kumar K.V" <aneesh.kumar@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Cc:	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext2: Fix the max file size for ext2 file system.

On Oct 11, 2007  20:20 +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> +	/* indirect blocks */
> +	meta_blocks = 1;
> +	/* double indirect blocks */
> +	meta_blocks += 1 + (1LL << (bits-2));
> +	/* tripple indirect blocks */
> +	meta_blocks += 1 + (1LL << (bits-2)) + (1LL << (2*(bits-2)));

It may be worthwhile calculating how many indirect blocks there actually
are in a file that size.  Also note that your comments are backward -
there is at most a single triple indirect block per file.

Cheers, Andreas
--
Andreas Dilger
Principal Software Engineer
Cluster File Systems, Inc.

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