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SubjectRe: Filesize limit on SMBFS
To put it simply, ext2 does not have a 2GB filesize limitation anymore, (in newer
distributions).

Mike Eldridge wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 23, 2001 at 09:10:24AM -0200, Marcelo Borges Ribeiro wrote:
> > I have fat32 partition, but the problem isn´t the size of partition it is
> > 8GB. The problem is that if you want to
> > create a cpio backup of a linux system 3.5GB (I did that to reformat a ext2
> > to a reiserfs) to an available fat32 space, in my case the backup size is
> > allways 2GB and when I tried to extract back I saw "unexpected end of file".
> > So I thought it was that famous kernel limitation of 2GB under any kind of
> > partition, but i was informed that fat has this limitation too. So the
> > kernel may suport files bigger than 2GB (I really don´t know, I just know
> > that in my case with fat32 it did not and I saw this too with some oracle
> > databases that could not be used when they grow and reach 2GB, may be a
> > library problem too).
>
> ext2 has a 2GB filesize limitation.
>
> -mike
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