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Kernel Comparison: Linux (2.6.28) versus Windows (Vista SP1)

 

 

Device

Device Limits

Device (limits) Linux Windows
Block device limit 32bit (, #60) 16TB 16TB
Block device limit 64bit (, #60) 8EB 256TB
Major/minor numbers 4k/1M -

 

Partitioning / Management

Partitioning / Management Linux Windows
flash partitioning/management Y N

 

Encrypted Volume

Encrypted Volume Linux Windows
encrypted volume Y Y
Encrypted Volume (methods)
BitLocker - OS volume N N (Starter, Basic, Premium, Business)

Y (Ultimate, Enterprise)

BitLocker - data volume N N
dm-crypt Y N

 

 

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