Re: SUMMARY: Expanding filesize limit

From: Shane Sigler (mustang@Eng.Sun.COM)
Date: Tue Dec 06 1994 - 00:28:57 CST

In article, (David Barr) writes:
>In article <3bvapf$imp@senator-bedfellow.MIT.EDU>,
>Will Heres <> wrote:
>>I had asked about a piece of software or patch that allows one to
>>expand the 2GB filesize limit.
>>The answer was to get Sun's Online: Disksuite.
>I was under the impression that ODS only extended the file_system_
>limit of 2GB. You're still limited to 2GB files. Changing
>the system to support >2GB files requires significant changes
>in both the C library and the kernel, (not to mention recompiling
>your apps to use new system calls) and won't be available until
>Solaris 2.5.

Oh, I didn't say FILE size, I said FILESYSTEM size, there
is no way currently to get beyond the 2GB FILE limit.


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