Subject: Re: really big key_buffer_size (> 4GB)?
To: Chris Kantarjiev <>
From: Chris Wells <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 11/10/2005 12:08:35
Chris Kantarjiev wrote:
> I'm running 4.0.25 on NetBSD 3 on an amd64. It appears that the 
> key_buffer_size is being truncated to 4GB, even though I've set
> it larger.
> Could someone give me a hint about where to look? I'm a little
> suspicious of ha_resize_key_cache() which is using longs internally
> to hold the keybuff_size, but I suspect this is not quite the
> source of the problem (there's no logic here to truncate the
> input value).
> Thanks,
> chris

First thought - could 4GB be the file size limit for the filesystem you 
are using?