Subject: Re: NetBSD2.0/sparc not ready for prime time?
To: Pavel Cahyna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael <email@example.com>
Date: 02/25/2005 10:58:27
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>> Errm, 32 Bits for partition size in sectors gives 2TB ( 4G * 0.5KB if
>> you use 512 byte sectors). Solaris had a limit of 2GB per file, but
>> since 2.5 or so there's a mount option to support big files.
> Heh, you are right. So was the previous post wrong, or is there really
> partition size limit caused by something different?
If there's a limit it's not 4GB:
~> uname -a
NetBSD Macallan 2.99.16 NetBSD 2.99.16 (MACALLAN) #620: Thu Feb 24
14:15:39 EST 2005
~> df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity
/dev/sd0a 194M 149M 35M 80%
/dev/sd0g 7.5G 3.5G 3.6G 49%
/dev/sd0a on / type ffs (soft dependencies, NFS exported, local)
/dev/sd0g on /usr type ffs (soft dependencies, NFS exported, local)
>> have fun
> This was funny, indeed. But people dealing with mathematics aren't
> expected to know to compute, no?
Hmm, at the university they told me mathematics is the art of avoiding
So, mathematicians are supposed to know how to do it but not to do it ;)
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