The maximum size limit of the ext3 filesystem in linux 2.6.x

As of Linux kernel 2.6.x, the official maximum filesystem size for a 32-bit ( i386 ) host ext3 file system was 4TB (or, seemingly, 8TB as of kernel 2.6.17).

However, as of linux kernel 2.6.19, the 32-bit ext3 maximum size appears to be 16TB.

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