file size limit?

Gérard BIGOT gerard.bigot at
Mon Sep 3 14:39:22 UTC 2007

On 9/3/07, Tomoki Taniguchi <tomoki.taniguchi at> wrote:
> can anyone tell me the size limit of file in an ext3 filesystem?

ulimit -a ?

core file size          (blocks, -c) 0
data seg size           (kbytes, -d) unlimited
scheduling priority             (-e) 20
  *    file size               (blocks, -f) unlimited   *
pending signals                 (-i) unlimited
max locked memory       (kbytes, -l) unlimited
max memory size         (kbytes, -m) unlimited
open files                      (-n) 1024
pipe size            (512 bytes, -p) 8
POSIX message queues     (bytes, -q) unlimited
real-time priority              (-r) 0
stack size              (kbytes, -s) 8192
cpu time               (seconds, -t) unlimited
max user processes              (-u) unlimited
virtual memory          (kbytes, -v) unlimited
file locks                      (-x) unlimited

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