[Samba] 2gb limit & weird filenames
DavidB at mail.interclean.com
Tue Dec 10 16:37:27 GMT 2002
> -----Original Message-----
> From: andy thomas [mailto:andy at ic.ac.uk]
> > RedHat Linux 7.0 with all current RedHat bugfixes and glibc
> > Custom-compiled 2.4.17 kernel with ext2/ext3 ACL patches.
> On an ext2
> > partition:
> > [root at bigbox /export]# dd if=/dev/zero of=test.temp bs=1k
> > 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?
I think maybe it depends on the glibc version, or perhaps the kernel
version. I'm using a 2.4.17 kernel and glibc 2.2.4.
If the 2 gig limit "definately applies to ext2", then how did I create the
above 3 gig file on an ext2 partition?
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