Re: >2GB files with x86

Pavel Machek (
Fri, 6 Mar 1998 09:15:56 +0100


> 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
> files....

Hmm. Even 2**42 bytes files, non-mmapable would be great. And it is
possible since smugfs does it :-). [Unnamed rule: if it happens, it
must be possible]

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