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Re: Again: Indexing laaarge ammounts of data (more

From: David L Norris <dave(at)>
Date: Thu Sep 25 2003 - 02:28:29 GMT
On Wed, 2003-09-24 at 19:55, Hup Chen wrote:
>   I am afraid this is not true.  Linux ext2/ext3 can support 16GB-64TB
> files.  You can get more information at here:

Excellent!  Thanks for the info.  I've not looked at ext2/ext3
capabilities for a few years.  That still leaves many other filesystems
which don't support large files, of course.

>   I was trying to merge a 1.9GB index1 with a 800MB index2 under my Linux
> ext3 with LFS support, but it failed at "writing word hash", and left me a
> 2.6GB prop.temp.  Seem like it was some kind of overflow.

Most likely.  It shouldn't be too hard to support LFS.

 David Norris
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Received on Thu Sep 25 02:28:41 2003