Subject: Re: Is O_DIRECT useless on NetBSD?
To: Zafer Aydogan <email@example.com>
From: Antti Kantee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/21/2007 18:17:08
On Wed Nov 21 2007 at 14:18:06 +0100, Zafer Aydogan wrote:
> 2007/11/21, SODA Noriyuki <email@example.com>:
> > >>>>> On Wed, 21 Nov 2007 13:31:24 +0100,
> > Roland Illig <rillig@NetBSD.org> said:
> > >> I'm not so sure about that
> > > Hmm, ok, you are right. I could have saved a bit of efford if I had
> > > converted the disk to FFS first. Of course, both pax and tar cannot
> > > create large files on a FAT32 filesystem. :(
> > It's not a problem of pax or tar.
> > The FAT32 filesystem itself doesn't support files larger than 4GB,
> > regardless of the OS.
> You could try NTFS via FUSE.
Amusingly enough that will not pollute the file cache ;)
(as there is currently no support in refuse for the fuse flag to tell
puffs to please use the file cache and fuse defaults to no cache)
Antti Kantee <firstname.lastname@example.org> Of course he runs NetBSD
"la qualité la plus indispensable du cuisinier est l'exactitude"