[OpenAFS] OpenAFS and large files
Thu, 13 Jun 2002 07:56:23 -0400
Absolutely on the money !! Thanks
On Wednesday 12 June 2002 18:26, Thomas Midgley wrote:
> >We have folks who want to load > 1 gig files into afs space.
> >Although afs allows 2 gig files it always fails at one gig.
> >I suspect / fear this is an AIX / afs issue. AIX needs the file system to
> >large file enabled but afs gives this error when it sees a filesystem
> >as large:
> >/vicepa is a big files filesystem, ignoring it.
> > Has anyone else run into this?
> >We are using AIX 184.108.40.206 & OpenAfs 1.2.5
> >Steve Devine
> >Core Systems
> >Michigan State University
> In /etc/security/limits on the fileserver, set the stanza
> fsize = -1
> This sets filesize to unlimited, which is really 2.1GB for AFS files.
> You'll have to reboot for it to take effect. Running "ulimit -f" as root
> id should show "unlimited".
> For files larger than 2.1GB, you'll have to migrate to DFS ;-)
> Tom Midgley
> IBM Global Services, Service Delivery Center - Northeast
> UNIX Systems Support, AFS Team Leader
> Poughkeepsie, NY
> (845) 435-5804 (tie 295)
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