What's the size limit for external tables?

External tables still use 32-bit I/O, so the size limit is at 2GB.

If you try to add more, you'll get a fseek error, like this:

Unhandled Exception: FirebirdSql.Data.FirebirdClient.FbException: I/O error for file fseek

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