Filesizes >2gig

Robert R. Collier (
Sat, 3 May 1997 19:15:58 +0100

In article <> you write:

>What version of mke2fs are you running? IIRC, earlier versions
>had problems with filesystems over 2G. Try getting 1.10 from
> and see what happens..

I can quite happily create filseystems over 2gig - but not
files. Would adding support for very large files be easy - or is this
a problem with libc and lseek etc?

- Rob. (Who's twice had tar files truncated to 2gig now...)

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