[rescue] Data rescue

Steve Sandau ssandau at bath.tmac.com
Thu Jan 23 22:04:47 CST 2003

Dan Sikorski wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-01-23 at 22:15, Steve Sandau wrote:
> > I just did some research revolving around sending large backups to an
> > ext2 filesystem. I believe that the ext2 (and ext3) filesystems are both
> > limited to 2G files. You need JFS to do better on Linux...
> I don't believe that is still the case with 2.4.x looking for references
> to support my belief.....
> https://listman.redhat.com/pipermail/ext3-users/2002-October/004242.html
> http://www.suse.de/~aj/linux_lfs.html (perhaps a little dated, but
> there's a nice chart toward the bottom)
> http://www.jetico.com/linux/bcrypt-help/l_requi.htm  (at the bottom
> again)
Evidently the information I found was *without* Large File Support. The
standard size limit on x86 (and other 32-bit) systems is 2G. Sounds like
it's still a new thing, but might be a better alternative for me than
setting up JFS... Thanks; I'll look some more...

Steve Sandau
IS Technician, TMA Bath, Maine
ssandau at bath.tmac.com

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