> I'm a newbie in this field, so my question will seem dummy for many,
> think. I've just compiled xfs into my kernel, because I need to operate
> on large data files. First thing I've done after mounting my new xfs was:
> > dd if=/dev/zero of=BIG_FILE
> Great. Now I have file, that I can not stat even (so rm does not work, he
> he). So, how can I use large files, since maximum filesize in linux is
> limited to 0x7fffffff ??? Just increasing this number in kernel sources
> isn't the best idea, is it ??? Thanks in advance,
> Grzegorz Wieczorek
How big is this file?
Linux does support files larger than 2gig; (the traditional 2^31
Please send more info, like size of file, output/errors from ls or rm.