MAX file size? 2GB?

Ken Roberts ken at
Wed Mar 17 15:35:42 EST 1999

>>Does anyone know what the max file size is on linux 2.2.1? I hit a brick
>>wall with my database at 2GB.
>>Anyway around this?

i'm not exactly sure, but i think it depends on your blocking factor.  also, it
may be your database.  i know that db2 allows for a single large-object binary
of either two or four gigs, so the database can hold multiples.

    Ken Roberts                                      ken.r at
                 Oft-times thou feelest like unto a nut,
                     And yet, M'lord, anon, feel'st thou not so.
                 Yon Almond Joy these selfsame nuts doth have,
                     Whereas contrary Mounds doth have them not.
                                 -- William Shakespeare, kind of

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