Re: 2GIG-file

From: Erik Arjan Hendriks (
Date: Thu Aug 03 2000 - 14:21:21 EST wrote:
> >
> > I have a 3.4 Gig file(on NT) that I need to import into a database on
> > unix machine, RH6.2, knowing there's a limitation of 2 GIG how would you
> >
> > suggest I do this ?,
> Use a kernel supporting "large files". Two possibilities are:
> 2.4 kernel
> 2.2.x kernel with the LFS patch. has a patch that
> successfully applies from 2.2.12 through 2.2.17. That patch introduced
> an error in fcntl processing (I submitted a patch to Scyld, and I can
> provide it to you), but I don't know if they've applied it yet. The LFS
> patch is stable, I've run terabytes through it.

We've just put up another version of our LFS stuff. I've applied all
the patches I received. (Thanks for sending) The interface stuff has
been changed a bit to match 2.3.x/2.4.x and glibc 2.1.3. (So if you
use this new stuff, you'll need to upgrade your glibc again.)

- Erik

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