Maximal Storage space supported
  • Caterpillar
    Caterpillar
    Posts: 37 from 2018/10/18
    Hey,
    is there still a limitation of 128 GB for one Hard Drive ?
    Or can i use an SSD with 256 GB
  • »27.10.18 - 15:06
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    Kronos
    Posts: 1816 from 2003/2/24
    Limitations will apply based on the filesystem used (aka no partition >128GB) but the drive can be as big as you like.
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  • »27.10.18 - 15:34
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  • Caterpillar
    Caterpillar
    Posts: 37 from 2018/10/18
    That is what i mean.

    Are there any changes in working progress ?
  • »27.10.18 - 16:19
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  • ASiegel
    Posts: 1098 from 2003/2/15
    From: Central Europe
    @sojuniter

    You can certainly use bigger partition sizes as long as you pick the appropriate file system.

    Here is an overview: MorphOS file systems and partition sizes

    Legacy file systems are unlikely to ever see support for larger partition sizes as this might break compatibility.
  • »27.10.18 - 17:57
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    jPV
    Posts: 1441 from 2003/2/24
    From: po-RNO
    Quote:

    sojuniter wrote:
    is there still a limitation of 128 GB for one Hard Drive ?
    Or can i use an SSD with 256 GB

    There has never been 128 GB limit for a _hard drive_, the limit is per partition with SFS. So, it's always been perfectly fine to make, for example, two 128 GB SFS partitions on a 256 GB drive. Or more with bigger drives, or it's fine to leave some space unused too if you like.
  • »28.10.18 - 08:15
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  • Order of the Butterfly
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    KennyR
    Posts: 421 from 2003/3/4
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    My advice would be just to bite the bullet and go for two SFS partitions.

    Although a full size FFS partition on an SSD would also be tempting. Revalidation is an extreme pain on modern-sized hard drives, but it should be really quick on SSD. Just keep in mind that disk recovery tools wouldn't work on it...

    Edit: assuming the link that Andreas posted is right about FFS2. Has anyone ever tried huge partitions on it?

    [ Edited by KennyR 29.10.2018 - 12:58 ]
  • »29.10.18 - 12:46
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