Robert Sander wrote:
> I do not think this problem is XFS related, but as I got the kernel
> source from the XFS cvs, I just ask here:
> 2.4.11 compiles fine and runs, but when I try to create files that
> are larger than 2GB, I get SIGXFSZ, file system limit exceeded.
> ulimit -a shows unlimited, with 2.4.5 and XFS 1.0.1 it works.
> The problem is even stranger. When I do a dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb
> on two identical disks, I got the same signal. This shouldn't happen
> with block devices, should it?
> Anybody seen similar things?
I compiled 2.4.10+XFS with "Quotas" turned on, and for some reason, it
would no longer let me mkfs anything. (Not just XFS, but reiser and
ext2 also did not work.) I always got "file limit reached" or something
similar error message. I didn't try making any big files, though. But
recompiling without "Quotas" enabled, let me successfully make
filesystems again without receiving that error.
Since I don't absolutely need quotas, I can make do, but I have had them
on during the entire 2.4 series without ever seeing this problem until I
usage: qrpff 153 2 8 105 225 < /mnt/dvd/VOB_FILENAME \
| extract_mpeg2 | mpeg2dec -