Large File Support for RedHat Linux 8.0 Kernal 2.4.18-14

Glen Kaukola glen at
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
>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.


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