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SubjectRe: Cannot write file larger than 2TB on x86_64?
Erm, unless this is an EXT3 limitation--oops..

On Wed, 25 Jul 2007, Justin Piszcz wrote:

> The kernel is 2.6.9-42.ELsmp on RHEL4 x86_64.
>
> servername$ dd if=/dev/zero of=4.8tb_file bs=1M count=4800000
> File size limit exceeded
> servername$ (stopped at 2TB)
>
> The 64bit should not need the option obviously, because it is 64bit, is this
> a b
> ug in the kernel?
>
> For 32bit:
> .config - Linux Kernel v2.6.22 Configuration
> ..............................................................................
> ..................... Support for Large Single Files ......................
> . CONFIG_LSF: .
> . .
> . Say Y here if you want to be able to handle very large files (bigger .
> . than 2TB), otherwise say N. .
> . .
> . If unsure, say Y. .
> .
>
> For 64bit:
> .config - Linux Kernel v2.6.22 Configuration
> ..............................................................................
> ............................... Block layer ...............................
> . Arrow keys navigate the menu. <Enter> selects submenus --->. .
> . Highlighted letters are hotkeys. Pressing <Y> includes, <N> excludes, .
> . <M> modularizes features. Press <Esc><Esc> to exit, <?> for Help, </> .
> . for Search. Legend: [*] built-in [ ] excluded <M> module < > .
> . ....................................................................... .
> . . --- Enable the block layer . .
> . . [ ] Support for tracing block io actions . .
> . . IO Schedulers ---> . .
> . .
> .
>
>
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