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SubjectRe: Big file support in Linux 2.2
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Joe writes:
> For one of our projects here, we've crashed head first into the 2 gig file
> size limitation in Linux 2.2 kernels. While I know that this has been solved
> in 2.3/2.4, has there been any work to backport this feature into a Linux 2.2
> kernel? I'm looking for a temporary solution until we can move to Linux 2.4
> directly, but obviously not until after it's been "really" released. :)

You can get a 2.2 LFS patch from:
http://www.scyld.com/software/lfs.html

There may be other sources. You also need to have a newer glibc (or recompile
your own) to really support LFS.

Cheers, Andreas
--
Andreas Dilger \ "If a man ate a pound of pasta and a pound of antipasto,
\ would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?"
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/ -- Dogbert
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