out of filedescriptors

Frank Ederveen frank at our.domaintje.com
Tue Oct 26 13:48:28 UTC 1999

On Tue, Oct 26, 1999 at 03:01:45PM +0200, Michael Beckmann wrote:
> AFAIK, FreeBSD has support for large files. On Solaris, I was unable to
> generate a file larger than 2 GB, but maybe there is a switch somewhere
> to enable that.

mystic:[/vol1] % uname -a
SunOS mystic.nl.uu.net 5.6 Generic_105181-11 sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-Enterprise
mystic:[/vol1] % dd if=/dev/zero of=bigfile bs=1024k count=3000
3000+0 records in
3000+0 records out
mystic:[/vol1] % ls -s bigfile 
3073512 bigfile
mystic:[/vol1] % pwd
mystic:[/vol1] % grep vol1 /etc/vfstab
/dev/md/dsk/d9          /dev/md/rdsk/d9         /vol1   ufs     2       yes     -

Nothing special here. Even though...
mystic:[/vol1] % mount |grep vol1
/vol1 on /dev/md/dsk/d9 setuid/read/write/largefiles on Mon Oct 25 09:19:51 1999

There is that largefile flag there.

Hope this helps?


Frank Ederveen

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