> On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 09:39:25AM -0500, Steve Lord wrote:
> > If you are using a non-xfs filesystem for I/O then unless your application
> > opens the file without O_LARGEFILE it will get bounced out of the kernel
> > this way when it attempts to cross the 2G boundary. This code is not
> > in the xfs I/O path right now.
> I see, but this must be new, because dd works on 2.4.5 and not on
> 2.4.11, hm. Why do these changes occur in a "stable" kernel.
Well, stable does not appear to have its usual meaning in the 2.4 series,
this code however, appeared in 2.4.4 back in April, so has been there for
a while now. I am not sure what happened with dd though. Are you sure you
are using the same user space - it may be that O_LARGEFILE has gone
missing on you somehow.
> Robert Sander
> Computer Scientist Epigenomics AG
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