Re: >2G files patch wanted

Allanah Myles (
Fri, 31 Jul 1998 01:19:56 -0400

On 1998.07.30, Christoph Lameter <> wrote:
> It seems we need some way of handling files >2G. Could someone hack the
> kernel to do so?

Solaris has implemented this and called it their "largefile" support.
Is that a POSIX-like thing or did they just invent it themselves?
Is that an amenable way to provide "large file" support in Linux?


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