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Date:	Wed, 14 Nov 2012 16:04:50 -0500
From:	Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
To:	George Spelvin <linux@...izon.com>
Cc:	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: 64bit + resize2fs... this is Not Good.

On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 03:39:42PM -0500, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> The reason why you lost so badly when you did an off-line resize was
> because you explicitly changed the resize limit default, via the -E
> resize=NNN option.  (Can you explain to me your thinking about why you
> specified this, just out of curiosity?)  Normally the default is 1000
> times the size of the original file system, or for a file system
> larger than 1.6TB, enough so that the file system can be resized to
> the maximum amount that can be supported via the resize_inode scheme,
> which is 16TB.

Correction: for any file system larger than 16GB....

	    	    	 	       - Ted
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