[Samba] 2gb limit & weird filenames
andy at ic.ac.uk
Tue Dec 10 16:34:30 GMT 2002
On Tue, 10 Dec 2002, David Brodbeck wrote:
> > -----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.
The 2 GB limit definitely applies to ext2 (certainly on Slackware 8 or
SuSE 7.3 platforms) and I thought the same would have applied to ext3 as
it's an extension of ext2?
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