Large File Support for RedHat Linux 8.0 Kernal 2.4.18-14

Jim Phillips jim at
Fri Jun 13 17:49:21 EDT 2003


You also need to add the O_LARGEFILE flag to your open() call.


> Steve Elliot wrote:
> >Our RedHat 8.0 doesn't seem to support Large file
> >system out of the box. We have a testing program
> >running on an ext3 file system, with both
> >the lseek() function failed when the file pointer goes
> >beyound 2G. What's the steps to turn the large file
> >support on? and how do I know it is on?

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