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File System In Linux

By uppulurivasu ·
Can anybody explain what is the file system architecture in linux it seems that in unix the max file stored is 16.3 GB irrespective of hard disk size i.e may be 2GB or 100GB. How is that possible in Unix, does linux also obeys the same concept. Kindly respond fast as i have seminar on this in linux administration course at ACCEL IT ACADEMY, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India center

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2TB Limit

by jhansen In reply to File System In Linux

I have personally maxed out linux file system. 2TB (2000 GB) its the largest server i have been able to create with a stable file structure.

I did this by using a raid 5 and 8 (250gb) hard drives.

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2TB Limit

by jhansen In reply to File System In Linux

I have personally maxed out linux file system. 2TB (2000 GB) its the largest server i have been able to create with a stable file structure.

I did this by using a raid 5 and 8 (250gb) hard drives.

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Computer techs, earn residual income, start your own online backup business. http://www.zray.net/AffiliateProgram.html

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which filesystem?

by Jaqui In reply to File System In Linux

ext2
ext3
reiserfs

there are 60+ unix/linux filesystem types

the fsh specs detail the structure required to be standards compliant. ( what directories / mount points must exist )

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This is how a linux file systems works

by uppulurivasu In reply to File System In Linux

Dear Friends,
I am the same person who had posted the question see actually linux has the concept of inode table in which there are 13 segments starting from 1 to 13 apart from the file attributes that they keep. som coming into inode talbe where file storage starts let me explain.
at node 1 it starts like this first node occupies 1 KB of Data in the same way it storesup to 10 KB for first 10 Segments then coming to 11th segments which is furthur divided into 255 segments it stores 255KB of data i.e 1KB for segment so now the total is 10KB + 256KB which is 266KB then coming to 12th segment which is furthur divided into two 255 Blocks storing 255 Blocks in 255 KB of data that is 255x255=65025 KB of data similarly coming to 13th segment it which is furthur divided into three 255 Blocks storing 255 Blocks in 255 KB of data that is 255x255x255 = 16581375 KB of data so the complete data storage on a inode entry is 16581375+65025+256+10 KB = 16646666KB(16256.509MB) which is equal to 15.8 GB. If any opne has a brief idea on the topic please give their clarifications

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