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Re: limit in file size?



On Tue, 13 Mar 2001, Ookhoi wrote:

> > 	echo 1000000000 > /proc/sys/net/tux/max_object_size
>
> Ai.., I'm affraid that was a rtfm.. Sorry.. It just felt like an error
> because of the 5 sec delay and the 404. What is de reason for such a
> limit btw? If you don't want files larger than x, than you don't put
> them in you docroot don't you? And if you want to limit other users,
> they simply split the file up. Isn't this a file system quota thing?

it's just a convenient central place to limit transfer sizes. It's mostly
a relic of TUX 1.0, but it makes some sense these days too.

perhaps there is some better HTTP reply 'file too big' which TUX could
send?

	Ingo





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