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From:Michael Widenius Date:October 18 1999 5:22pm
Subject:Re: FreeBSD/2gb File Limit
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>>>>> "Steven" == Steven Fletcher <flec@stripped> writes:

Steven> On Sat, 16 Oct 1999 15:33:45 -0400, you wrote:
>> Does FreeBSD have a 2 gigabyte limit on file size as well (on x86)? If so, 

Steven> No.

Steven> SYSV systems have problems with filesizes > 2GB because 2(31) (2G) is
Steven> the largest number you can get from a 32bit int, whereas FreeBSD
Steven> references files with a 64 bit integer, getting by that limit.

Steven> There is a soft limit of 1TB but 4TB filesystems exist.


Note however that MySQL 3.22 has a 4G limit in the table format for
the ISAM files.  MySQL 3.23, when using MyISAM, doesn't have this

FreeBSD/2gb File Limit(Viren Jain)16 Oct
  • Re: FreeBSD/2gb File Limit(Steven Fletcher)18 Oct
    • Re: FreeBSD/2gb File LimitMichael Widenius18 Oct