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How to solve 4GB limitation on VFAT

dd if=/dev/zero of=<vfat mount>/part1 bs=1M count=4095
dd if=/dev/zero of=<vfat mount>/part2 bs=1M count=4095
dd if=/dev/zero of=<vfat mount>/part3 bs=1M count=4095
dd if=/dev/zero of=<vfat mount>/part4 bs=1M count=4095

losetup /dev/loop1 <vfat mount>/part1
losetup /dev/loop2 <vfat mount>/part2
losetup /dev/loop3 <vfat mount>/part3
losetup /dev/loop4 <vfat mount>/part4

# see CONFIG_MD_LINEAR is missing
pushd
cd /usr/src/linux
make menuconfig
make modules
make modules_install
modprobe raid0
popd

mdadm --create --level=linear --raid-devices=4 /dev/md0 /dev/loop1 /dev/loop2 /dev/loop3 /dev/loop
mkfs.xfs /dev/md0
mount /dev/md0 <big mount>

#enjoy
Tags: linux
Reposted byjv6 jv6

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