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Re: Can HURD read Linux fs's?

On Tue, Feb 06, 2001 at 12:15:37AM +0100, Peter Koellner wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Feb 2001, Philip Charles wrote:
> > Oops.  Forgot the 1 G limit.
> err - and what exactly happens if you would use - say - a 2GB linux
> partition which is 98% full for some heavy compilation and alternating
> access with linux for some time?

What should happen, you get an error message of course!
If you can successfully mount it, you are below the limit (note that
it is not exactly 1 GB. It is something between 1 and 2 GBs in fact.
The limit is not hard, but it depends on the virtual memory that the process
consumes. It might be that if you are very close to the limit, the
translator will in fact die during running, when it can't allocate any more
memory for the stuff it is doing).


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