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Re: LFS problem???

From: Andreas Jaeger
Subject: Re: LFS problem???
Date: 25 Jan 2001 14:12:40 +0100
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Mark Hounschell <address@hidden> writes:

> I recently upgraded to a 2.4.0 kernel with reiser and sgi's xfs
> filesystem patches in order to get LFS (large file support). I had
> glibc-2.0 on the system. I was succsessful in that I could create
> and read a 2gb+ file.  The only problem I noticed was ls -al bigfile
> gave some message about the file being to large to stat. I figured
> the was probably a glibc issue so I installed glibc-2.2.1 then
> recompiled/installed the fileutils-4.0.37 package. Now I can no
> longer even create a large file. Anyone know what's up here. I used
> tar to create the file the same way I did before upgrading to
> glibc-2.2.1. Is there some special configure option for LFS??

Please read the glibc FAQ and my LFS page on

You need to compile glibc with headers from 2.4 and should use ext2fs
instead of ReiserFS for LFS.

Btw. run the program with strace to see what's going on.

 Andreas Jaeger
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