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SubjectRe: File System Limitations
On Thu, 23 Aug 2001, Fred wrote:

> glibc-2.2.2-10
> dd if=/dev/zero of=./tgb count=4000 bs=1M
> created file of 2147483647 bytes
> [root@bits /a5]# dd if=/dev/zero of=./tgb count=4000 bs=1M
> File size limit exceeded (core dumped)
> [root@bits /a5]#
> is glibc part of gcc? where do i find glibc?
> (I've recently compiled gcc-3.00, but won't install cause it breaks kernel
> compilations).
> Fred

It looks as though dd has not been built with long file support. Most software
on a stock Red Hat install hasn't.

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <>

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