On Wed, 2002-01-09 at 12:05, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 09:06:24AM -0600, Steve Lord wrote:
> > > Anyone know what is going on here?
> > You are being bitten by O_LARGEFILE - the linux kernel now does not let
> > an application which does not open files with O_LARGEFILE access beyond
> > 2 Gbytes.
> > Lots of applications seem to rely on glibc doing this for them - so it
> > may be you need a newer glibc.
> glibc alone never sets O_LARGEFILE. It usually needs a recompile
> of the application with -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 and some testing because
> that may break it.
> Normally O_LARGEFILE shouldn't be checked on block devices like /dev/sda9
> though, so it's a bit strange that he gets the error here.
> strace would probably give clues.
The reason I said glibc was I could not find O_LARGEFILE in the xfs
user space source I looked at, but I could in strace.
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