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SubjectRe: Random "File size limit exceeded" under 2.4
Derek Glidden wrote:
> I've been experiencing random and occasional encounters with "File size
> limit exceeded" errors under 2.4 kernels when trying to make
> filesystems.

I don't know if anyone has come forth to fix this yet.

Apparently it's something to do with your shell setting
rlimits, and block devices are (bogusly) honouring those

The word is that if you log in as `root' at the login
prompt, rather than using `su', the problem goes away.
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