Re[2]: cannot copy files larger than 40 MB from CD

From: Nerijus Baliunas (
Date: Tue Jul 31 2001 - 18:44:45 EST

On Wed, 1 Aug 2001 01:27:19 +0200 Guest section DW <> wrote:

GsD> On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 12:37:45AM +0200, Nerijus Baliunas wrote:
GsD> > Just began to use 2.4.7 instead of 2.2.19. If I copy file larger than 40 MB,
GsD> > only these 40 MB are copied (40960000 bytes exactly), and then cp
GsD> > segfaults (the same happens with mc). The same problem is with mkisofs -
GsD> > only 40 MB of image is created. I get "File size limit exceeded".
GsD> On what kind of filesystem?
GsD> (On ext2 I just made a 500MB file under 2.4.7.)

Tried vfat, ext2 and reiserfs.

BTW, kernel is compiled with gcc-2.96-85, glibc-2.2.2-10 (RH 7.1) if that matters.


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