Large file support for Linux?
Miquel van Smoorenburg
list-inn-workers at news.cistron.nl
Wed Jan 16 21:13:40 UTC 2002
In article <20020116171216.36634.qmail at web9907.mail.yahoo.com>,
Day Dreamer <jmansukh at yahoo.com> wrote:
>Thanks. So, you were able to compile it but
>performance was really bad?
>I have 1GB of RAM and
>hopefully that will help.
Read my message again. I had 1 GB of RAM in the box as well.
It wasn't enough.
>What was the 64Bit ofset
>issue? I'm not familiar w/ that.
I think I described that in detail ?
>--- Miquel van Smoorenburg
><list-inn-workers at news.cistron.nl> wrote:
>> In article
>> <20020115235839.29683.qmail at web9905.mail.yahoo.com>,
>> Day Dreamer <jmansukh at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> >This may be a silly question. I was wondering if
>> >there is a way to enable large file support (>2GB)
>> >RedHat Linux 7.x for INN 2.3?
>> You need to run a recent 2.4 kernel and glibc 2.2.x.
>> Then configure
>> INN with large file support, recompile, install.
>> I haven't had much luck with this though. The
>> history dbz files are
>> much bigger due to the 64 bit file offset they need
>> to store, and
>> INN likes to keep them in memory. Add to that that
>> the 2.4 kernels
>> *still* have lots of problems with VM.
>> In my case I had a feeder with ~70GB of CNFS file
>> store and 7 days
>> of history on a 1 GB box and 1 GB wasn't enough -
>> the machine went
>> into 500 GB of swap and got dead-slow. Expire took
>> more than a day.
>> I went back to a non-LFS INN, that helped.
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