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  • Depends from the filesystem.
    ext4 now support up to 1 exbibyte and files with sizes up to 16 TiB.

    For XFS the following limits are valid:
    For Linux 2.4, 2 TB. For Linux 2.6 and beyond, when using 64 bit addressing in the block devices layer (CONFIG_LBD) and a 64 bit platform, filesystem size limit increases to 9 million terabytes (or the device limits). For these later kernels on 32 bit platforms, 16TB is the current limit even with 64 bit addressing enabled in the block layer.

    Answered by T-One
    7 years ago
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