Re: Maximum size of ext2 files on ia32 is?

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Sat Oct 13 2001 - 18:29:30 EST

Followup to: <>
By author: L A Walsh <>
In newsgroup:
> Hmmm. I have a server at work installed from RH7.1 running 2.4.4.
> I did a grep of many files into redirected into a file and that fails at
> 2G. But my version of 7.2 Suse doesn't. I take it this is a recent update
> to the file utils?

No, it's a matter of if the distributor, who compiled fileutils,
compiled with -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 or not.


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