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SubjectRe: OFFTOPIC: e2fsprogs and +2Gb partitions
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Followup to:  <Pine.HPP.3.91.980610232831.19714A-100000@pinon.ccu.uniovi.es>
By author: German Jose Gomez Garcia <mat006@pinon.ccu.uniovi.es>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> Well, I write to this list because I don't know where to write about it,
> as it seems than the original e2fsprogs developers have abandoned it, so
> the question is:
> Is anybody currently working on it?, I had horrible problems with
> partitions bigger than 2Gbytes, and the problem seem to be with the
> e2fsprogs and not with the kernel. Somebody told me about a beta version
> that solves these problems, but I wasn't able to find it. Any info would
> be very appreciated.
>

This problem has been solved for well over three years. Any e2fsprogs
1.0 or later should be 2GB-clean, *unless* your libc is ancient
(pre-libc5) and doesn't contain llseek().

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