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RE: quick question

On Thu, 25 Jul 2002 adam@morrison-ind.com wrote:

> >While I'm investigating other avenues... 
> >Can I confirm with anyone that the file size on Linux 32bit for the 
> >back-ldbm using gdbm is 2G? 
> No, maximum file size in the KERNEL for 2.4.x is 2.4TB, thats TB not GB. 
> Or it should be if everything is working correctly. 
> >It would seem we've hit this on our production server but I wanted 
> >to confirm this is the actual limit. 
> I believe the ext2/3 file system itself has a 2GB limit (or did in some 
> versions,  I don't know the latest state.) 
> WHat block size did you use when creating your filesystem. 
> See http://www.suse.de/~aj/linux_lfs.html 

See my previous email on this.  It's no the FS file size, it's
gdbm its self that can't seek past the 2G barrier.



James Bourne, Supervisor Data Centre Operations
Mount Royal College, Calgary, AB, CA

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