Details regarding Bug #1383

Gene Smith gds at
Thu Mar 5 22:25:38 UTC 2009

Chris Johns wrote:
> Please note this change only effects the file size you can seek not the size 
> of the supported media. The libblock layers use blocks as an unsigned 32bit 
> number. For a DOSFS disk with a block size of 512bytes you can have a disk of 
> size (2^32) x 512. For dosfsck the direct block device interface is used and 
> seeking to the end of the disk is a test performed.
> Regards
> Chris

Thanks, this answers my question.

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