[OpenAFS] volume and file size

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Sun, 13 Jun 2004 16:33:14 -0700

Dj Merrill <deej@thayer.dartmouth.edu> writes:

> I am curious if anyone can confirm the largest volume and file size that
> is "officially" supported by the current stable release of OpenAFS
> (1.2.11) under a Linux kernel 2.4 ext2 or ext3 filesystem.  I seem to
> remember (possibly incorrectly) that there is an 8 Gig volume limitation
> and a 2 Gig file size limitation.

There is a 2GB file size limitation for all versions of OpenAFS in the
current stable releases.  There is no volume size limit (well, at least
not until you get into the terabyte range, at which point you may
encounter file size limitations on the AFS server depending on file

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>