Is there a partiton size limit?

Norberto Bensa nbensa at
Sun Mar 15 23:32:20 UTC 2009

On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 8:12 PM, don fisher <hdf3 at> wrote:
> I have tried both ext3 and xfs. I built an 5.2TB xfs partition on my
> last system. Fsck says the partition is:
> Disk /dev/sda: 10499.9 GB, 10499923116032 bytes

Please don't top post:

What kernel are you using? I'm not sure, but if you're using desktop
kernels, maybe (_maybe_) those are not compiled with LFS (large file
support). I don't have a .config to check right now. Take a look at

Perhaps you'll like to check server kernels or compile you're own
kernels with LFS.

If you're using server kernels, then I have no idea.


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