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SubjectRe: Stability of ReiserFS onj Kernel 2.4.x (sp. 2.4.[56]{-ac*}


On Sun, 15 Jul 2001 volodya@mindspring.com wrote:

> Umm that is very interesting - I was rather sure there were some problems
> a while ago (2.2.x ?). Is there anything special necessary to use large
> files ? Because I tried to create a 3+gig file and now I cannot ls or rm
> it. (More details: the file was created using dd from block device (tried
> to backup a smaller ext2 partition), ls and rm say "Value too large for
> defined data type" and I upgraded everything mentioned in Documentation/Changes).

<shrug> you need fileutils built with large file support enabled (basically,
it should use stat64(), etc. and pass O_LARGEFILE to open()) and you need
sufficiently recent libc. But that's the same regardless of fs type.

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