maximum size of ufs file system
etienne at unix.za.org
Thu Sep 23 06:06:01 PDT 2004
you might be right. I just did a quick search on google about ufs filesystem
and copy/pasted my answer from some SUN documentation on ufs.
On Thursday 23 September 2004 14:59, Desmond Phoon wrote:
> I do not agreed that regular file size limit only up to 2Gb, I tried once
> written a program to write to a file, which able to exceed 6Gb (of course I
> stop it after that).
> And I have checked struct stat in the include file /usr/include/sys/stat.h
> and it shows the filesize is off_t (which is int64) in current
> implementation, so I assume it is 2^63 size.
> Please correct me if I'm wrong b'cos I would like to know this too.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-stable at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-stable at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Etienne Ledoux
> Sent: Thursday, September 23, 2004 8:14 PM
> To: freebsd-stable at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: maximum size of ufs file system
> A UFS file system can be as large as 1 Tbyte (terabyte) and can have
> files up to 2 Gbytes
> On Thursday 23 September 2004 14:07, Anatoliy Dmytriyev wrote:
> > Hello, everybody!
> > Do you know somebody maximum size of ufs file system? (not ufs-2).
> > 1 or 2 TB?
> > I'm sorry but I did not find answer in man pages and handbook.
> > Regards,
> > Anatoliy Dmytriyev
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