[Israel.pm] BerkeleyDB size limitation

Gaal Yahas gaal at forum2.org
Wed Jul 28 02:11:02 PDT 2004


On Wed, Jul 28, 2004 at 11:34:06AM +0300, David Baird wrote:
> The maximum file size is 2^32 * page_size where the minimum page size is
> 512 bytes. So the minimum maximum file size is 2 Terabytes. Your file
> system or kernel may be a limitation, however.
> 
> Does anyone know the maximum file size on Linux kernel 2.4.x?

http://www.suse.de/~aj/linux_lfs.html

Scroll down to "Some Other Often Requested Data about Filesystems";
the executive summary is that with a little bit of planing you can
get 64TB files with 2.4.x with ext2/3; you can get much more if you
use ReiserFS, XFS, or JFS.

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