Large files under ubuntu do not appear to work

Derek Broughton derek at
Wed Mar 25 15:02:48 UTC 2009

Stephan Hermann wrote:

> as for msdos labels (which is the default) you won't come over 2TB
> (reading as disk vendor means: 1000bytes == 1KB and not 1024bytes ==
> 1KByte)

You should know that this isn't unclear.  1024 Bytes is a KiB, not a KB.
2TB is 2*10**12 bytes, 2TiB is 2 * 2**40 (I think :-) ) bytes.

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