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SubjectRe: MAX iso9660 size?
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Followup to:  <Pine.LNX.4.10.10010091516190.17273-100000@master.linux-ide.org>
By author: Andre Hedrick <andre@linux-ide.org>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
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>
> Is there a limit?
> I keep getting barfs on an iso9960 image 4,592,353,280 of this size.
> Basically I am burning DVD's at 4.7GB tests before patching the kernel
> before 2.4 for expanded DVD support.
>

I belive kernels had a problem with ISO 9660 > 2^31 or 2^32 bytes
until recently. Also, mkisofs might not be able to handle it.

Yes, UDF is the way to go, but these large filesystems do exist.
Yggdrasil recently released a two-layer DVD as an ISO 9660 filesystem;
the announcement had the kernel requirements in question.

-hpa

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