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    SubjectRe: 2.1.108: file sizes > 2GB with ext2?
    Andi Kleen wrote:
    > Carlos Carvalho <> writes:
    > > I need a file bigger than 2GB, but apparently there's a limit of
    > > 2147479552 bytes for the file size :-( Is this correct? Is there an
    > > option I can use to have larger files?
    > >
    > > I've seen this as a wishlist for 2.2, but haven't found anything else...
    > Only way is to use a block device directly, or switch to a 64bit platform.

    Seomthing just hit me on this, does this mean ext2 partitions made on a
    64-bit arch aren't compatible with those made on a 32-bit arch (or is it
    just a in running kernel sizeof(long) limitation)?

    Am shuffling some servers around and was about to move a drive from an
    intel box to an alpha...


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