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SubjectRe: vfat large file support
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Followup to:  <20010517040000.A22911@convergence.de>
By author: Felix von Leitner <leitner@convergence.de>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> I can't copy a file larger than 2 gigs to my vfat partition.
> What gives? 2.4.4-ac5 kernel. My cp copies 2 gigs and then aborts.
>
> $ echo foo >> file_on_vfat_partition
>
> causes the shell to become unresponsive and consume lots of CPU time.
>

VFAT doesn't support files larger than 2 GB.

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