[lug] File size limit issue

Sean Reifschneider jafo at tummy.com
Sat Nov 18 21:02:31 MST 2000

On Sat, Nov 18, 2000 at 08:52:56PM -0700, Anders Knudsen wrote:
>As you can see, ext2 fs stops after reaching 2gb.

No, dd stops.

>I may try updating my RH7 kernel to the redhat "enterprise" 2.2.17 
>version of the kernel. It is supposed to support LFS. But will it 
>work? We shall see...

Again, it's more an application issue.  Doesn't matter what the kernel
does if you're using "dd" which chokes after 2GB.  The *APPLICATION*
must have LFS support, not the kernel.

 Language is the most important .. uh..  I think you know what I'm trying
 to say.  -- Steve Martin
Sean Reifschneider, Inimitably Superfluous <jafo at tummy.com>
tummy.com - Linux Consulting since 1995. Qmail, KRUD, Firewalls, Python

More information about the LUG mailing list