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SubjectRe: files bigger than 2 GB
>>>>> Arnaud Installe writes:

> First of all, thanks to all of you for your responses. :-) I was under
> the impression 2.4 still didn't have large file support, as I seem to
> recall ssize_t still was 32 bits.
off64_t is the type you want to look at.

> On Tue, Sep 12, 2000 at 04:25:02PM +0200, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
>> >>>>> Arnaud Installe writes:
>> > Hello,
>> > I need support for files larger than 2GB. What's the status for that ?
>> > AFAIK neither 2.2 nor 2.4-test support that out of the box. Can anyone
>> > point me to a good link for patches ? Apart from the kernel, does
>> > anything else need changes for large file support ?
>> 2.4.0test7 has all the LFS (large file support) in it. It will work
>> on ext2 - but e.g. not on NFSv2.

> So how about ReiserFS ? And Coda ?
The 2.2 version of ReiserFS as distributed with SuSE 7.0 doesn't
support LFS. The 2.4 should - but better ask on the list. You need
to find out for every file system. I have no information about coda.

Andreas Jaeger
SuSE Labs
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