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Re: 2gig file

Brian Schramm wrote:

> OK.  I am dealing with a 2gig file size limit on Linux.  I have been
> reading up on this all day to very little luck as to how to fix it.  If
> I recomend someone to go to debian for an upgrade will this fix it?  I
> am after any fix I can get and at this time changing dist. is just as
> good for me as anything else.
> Please someone help me see the lite on this.

This is due to a limitation of the ext2 filesystem. I believe the reiserfs filesystem
supports longer files than this but you'd need to patch your kernel source to add
this. I also don't know if it's really ready for prime time yet.

Jens B. Jorgensen

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