[Samba] 2gb limit & weird filenames

David Brodbeck DavidB at mail.interclean.com
Tue Dec 10 16:14:00 GMT 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Puff at NLE [mailto:bob at nleaudio.com]

> You sure about that?  I'm pretty sure I've had >2gb files on 
> my ext3 drives,
> 2.4.x kernel.

RedHat Linux 7.0 with all current RedHat bugfixes and glibc upgrades.
Custom-compiled 2.4.17 kernel with ext2/ext3 ACL patches.  On an ext2

[root at bigbox /export]# dd if=/dev/zero of=test.temp bs=1k count=3000000
3000000+0 records in
3000000+0 records out
[root at bigbox /export]# ls -l test.temp
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root     3072000000 Dec 10 11:06 test.temp

I think the ext2/ext3 2 gig limit is just a common misconception.

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