Re: >2GB files with x86

Theodore Y. Ts'o (tytso@MIT.EDU)
Wed, 4 Mar 1998 16:56:59 -0500

From: Stefan Monnier <monnier+lists/linux/kernel/news/@TEQUILA.SYSTEMSZ.CS.YALE.EDU>
Date: 04 Mar 1998 15:06:17 -0500

So the latest kernels seem to allow >2GB files in ext2 on alpha,
but how about x86 ?

It would require pretty massive changes in the VM layer to support 2**64
byte files; slightly less massive changes to support up to 2**42 byte


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