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Date:      Fri, 18 Feb 2005 22:35:58 +0100
From:      Bernd Walter <>
To:        Daniel Eriksson <>
Cc:        'FreeBSD Current' <>
Subject:   Re: newfs limits? 10TB filesystem max?
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On Fri, Feb 18, 2005 at 09:12:49PM +0100, Daniel Eriksson wrote:
> Julian Elischer wrote:
> > I would be surprised fi you can check a 5TB filesystem
> I regularly run fsck in parallel on a 512MB machine with six UFS2
> filesystems: 1.2TB, 500GB, 4 x 250GB
> I've never noticed any shortage of memory while doing this.

Each fsck instance has his own address space.
If you have swap already enabled physical RAM is at most a performance

B.Walter                   BWCT                              

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