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HP-UX Maximum File Size Issue

HP-UX Maximum File Size Issue

HP-UX Maximum File Size Issue


Not sure if anyone can help but we have an old server running HP-UX 11.11

On said server there is a file which is now 1073741824 bytes in size.

Any attempt to add more data to this file results in a "File too large" error.

When I look at the output from ulimit -a I get:

time(seconds) unlimited
file(blocks) 2097152
data(kbytes) 1572864
stack(kbytes) 8192
memory(kbytes) unlimited
coredump(blocks) 4194303

And can see that 2097152 * 512 = 1073741824 so can see why the attempts fail.

My question is, how do I increase the file(blocks) ulimit? In the kernel it seems to have configurable paramters for data (maxdsiz) but not for file. If I attempt to manually increase it (ulimit -f 2097153) then I get an error.

Appreciate any help.



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