Large File Support for RedHat Linux 8.0 Kernal 2.4.18-14

Glen Kaukola glen at cert.ucr.edu
Fri Jun 13 18:38:50 EDT 2003


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
>_LARGEFILE_SOURCE and _FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 defined,
>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?
>

We had a similar problem, and it turned to be tcsh.  tcsh doesn't 
support files over 2GB it seems, so we ended up having to convert all of 
our scripts over to bash.


Glen

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