[ILUG] files > 2GB ...
Padraig at AnteFacto.com
Thu Jul 19 12:04:29 IST 2001
Just talked about this:
Make sure you have an up to date libc, also all utils that you need to
use with large files need to be recompiled (with appropriate defines).
Eoin Verling wrote:
> I'm running SuSe 6.3 and kernel 2.4.6 ... I'm trying to backup an informix DB we have that is bigger than 2GB. So, the 2.4.x kernel is 64-bit so it can handle these files, right? But are the binaries I already have on the machine still only 32-bit, ie if I create a file >2GB and do a "ls -l" on it I get :-
> /home# ls -l file.cpk
> ls: file.cpk: Value too large for defined data type
> Do I need to get recompiled bins/libs?
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