[svlug] filesystems without the 2GB file size limits for linux?
rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed Oct 18 20:12:01 PDT 2000
begin Aaron T Porter quotation:
> The 2 GB limit is a kernel limit, not a FS limit.
On the 2.2 kernels, you _can_ apply the LFS patch to gain effectively
unlimited file sizes. The main drawback is that the NFS v. 3 and ext3
patches alter the same stretches of kernel code, so it's difficult to
have both sets of patches at once. Some people have managed to pull
this off, however.
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