[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Large files





On Tue, 21 Sep 1999, Tony Sarendal wrote:
> A friend of mine who is developing some applications on Linux
> ran into the 2 Gig file size barrier. I tried to create a
> 3 Gig file on my oBSD machine and that worked.
> 
> Question:
> 
> What is the file size limit within OpenBSD ?
> How large a file can I create on a OpenBSD system, being root and all ?
> Tony Sarendal


I've heard that BSD type systems can do 4 terabytes max, with some
limitations after the 1 terabyte size.   I notice that there are some
utilities that have been repaired for bugs with large file sizes. I wonder
if there might be some more left.

Austin Hook
Calgary