2GB memory limit running fsck on a +6TB device

Greg Trounson gregt at maths.otago.ac.nz
Tue Jun 10 03:36:52 UTC 2008

Andreas Dilger wrote:
> On Jun 09, 2008  19:33 +0200, santi at usansolo.net wrote:
>> Running fsck with a 64bit LiveCD will solve the problem?
> Yes, I suspect with a 64-bit kernel you could allocate the full 4GB of RAM
> for e2fsck and be able to check the filesystem.

Couldn't you achieve the same thing just by enabling PAE on your 32-bit kernel?


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