[syslinux] 64bit feature in ext4

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Jul 5 12:19:55 PDT 2017

On 06/26/17 08:56, Ady Ady via Syslinux wrote:
> At the moment, Syslinux doesn't support the 64bit feature of EXT4 
> (which is now set on by default).
> Considering the following code, I am wondering whether such support can 
> be added to Syslinux.
> GRUB2 supports the 64bit feature of EXT4 since:

It can, and it should ... it is pretty much a super-high-priority issue.

The sanest way to do it is probably to parse the inode into an internal
64-bit format, making each field contiguous and extending the older
format to 64 bits.


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