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SubjectRe: Filesize limit on SMBFS
On Fri, Nov 23, 2001 at 04:19:47PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> On Nov 23, 2001 17:11 -0600, Mike Eldridge wrote:
> > ext2 has a 2GB filesize limitation.
> Where do you get that idea from. I have created files up to 4TB (sparse
> ones, of course) without problems. After that you start hitting bugs in
> the VFS and ext2 _code_, but you should be able to have up to 16TB files
> on a 4kB block ext2 fs.
> Please stop spreading misinformation. Maybe there is a 2GB limitation
> in libc, or your tools, or in 2.2 ext2 _implementation_ (which is
> fixed if you apply the LFS patch for ext2), but no such limit in the
> design of ext2 itself.

oooh. i apologize. i remember reading in several different places that
little tidbit i rattled off.

i stand (majorly) corrected.


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