Different filesystems

Frank Carmickle frankiec at braille.uwo.ca
Sat Nov 10 16:03:30 EST 2001

Hey guys

Reiserfs supports some extremely large files.  I don't know about ext2 or
ext3.  There was a 2gb limit for ext2 at one point.  

On Sun, 11 Nov 2001, Kerry Hoath wrote:

> Kernel 2.4.x has large file support but you must
> compile samba to handle that as well as far as I know.
> I am not sure on large file support for 2.2.x will have to test it.
> Regards, Kerry.
> On Sat, Nov 10, 2001 at 12:54:49PM -0500, Tommy Moore wrote:
> > Hi guys. Are there any filesystems that linux can read and write to that 
> > support files  larger than 2 gigs? Have a server that we're using ghost to 
> > backup and when trying to upload the image to the linux machine it stops 
> > at the 2 GB mark. Is there anything short of setting up antoehr MS server 
> > to handle these big files?

     Frank Carmickle
phone:     412 761-9568
email:     frankiec at dryrose.com

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