Re: glibc 2, and Linux 2.x

Mark Habersack (
Mon, 4 Aug 1997 14:22:57 +0200 (MET DST)

On Thu, 31 Jul 1997, Jim Pick wrote:

> > Just my two cents here. I have compiled bot e2fsprogs and modutils with glibc
> > and had no serious problems.
> Be careful with e2fsprogs/glibc on partitions > 2GB. The latest e2fsprogs
> in Debian (which uses glibc) is affected by a bug (I think) in llseek.
> I effectively destroyed one 2.5GB partition I had by using e2fsck on it...
Thanx for the warning - fortunately I _never_ use that huge partitions.