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    SubjectRe: mke2fs (and mkreiserfs) core dumps
    On Wed, Mar 13, 2002 at 01:55:37PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
    > On Mar 13, 2002 12:31 -0800, David Rees wrote:
    > > I've got an interesting situation here where mke2fs and mkreiserfs core dump
    > > with the message: File size limit exceeded (core dumped)
    >
    > This is a ulimit bug caused by the kernel and libc 2.1. If you log into
    > the system as root at the console (no su) it should work.
    >
    > > The kernel is 2.4.18-rc4 + Trond's NFS_ALL patch.
    >
    > I thought that the fix for this was in the 2.4.18 kernel, but I guess
    > not.

    Thanks for the info. This explains why I didn't have any problems
    partitioning the 3ware's RAID, I was logged into the console.

    Is there anyway I can avoid logging into the console? It can be a PITA if
    the machine happens to be far away.

    Thanks,
    Dave
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