> Can anyone tell me the maximum file size under Veritas
> Volume Manager? I'm installing Oracle 7.1.6 on a
> SPARC 20 running Solaris 2.4 utilizing a RAID controlled
> by Veritas Volume Manager 2.1.1. I have several 10GB
> volumes set up and I was wondering how large I could
> make my data files.
As I suspected, the 2GB filesize limit under Solaris 2.5 and under
applies even to the venerable Veritas Volume Manager. This limit
will increase when Solaris 2.6 (64-bit OS) becomes available.
Much thanks to those who responded.
email@example.com (Jeff Wasilko)
With Solaris 2.4, 2.5 you are limited to 2G.
"Trevor Paquette" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
2GB.. until Solaris 2.6
Casper Dik <casper@holland.Sun.COM>
2GB. The limitation is not in the filesystem (veritas, ufs and
NFS v3 all support files bigger than 2GB in principle), but
it's a system call interface limitation in the kernel. So
whatever filesystem you get, 2GB is the max (until you run
email@example.com (Ray Trzaska)
file size is a limitation of the operating system.
file size on up to Solaris 2.5 is 2GByte.
file size from Solaris 2.6 is 64bit addressable.
Note however, that applications need to be lage-file aware to
be able to access >2GB files. this includes, but is not limited
to, fopen64 and fseek64.
"Matthew Stier" <Matthew.Stier@MCI.Com>
Under Solaris 2.4, the filesize limit is 2GB. (It has been 2GB
ever since SunOS was ported to the 32bit platform).
With Solaris 2.6 and the partial port to a 64Bit OS, the limit
will be raised again.
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