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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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