This is probably a libc incompatibility, what Linux distribution are you
> On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Russell Cattelan wrote:
> > How big is this file?
> > Linux does support files larger than 2gig; (the traditional 2^31
> > limitation)
> > Please send more info, like size of file, output/errors from ls or rm.
> > -Russell
> Well, after reformatting my test partition ( it is 6Gb only ) I did the
> > dd if=/dev/zero of=BIG_FILE bs=10M count=300
> > df .
> /dev/hdb1 6292648 3072144 3220504 49% /mnt/mnt1
> > ls -l BIG_FILE
> /bin/ls: BIG_FILE: Value too large for defined data type
> > strace ls -l BIG_FILE
> lstat("BIG_FILE", 0xbffffa88) = -1 EOVERFLOW (Value too large for
> ned data type)
> When filesystem was created:
> > /sbin/mkfs -t xfs -f /dev/hdb1
> meta-data=/dev/hdb1 isize=256 agcount=8, agsize=196796 blks
> data = bsize=4096 blocks=1574362, imaxpct=25
> = sunit=0 swidth=0 blks, unwritten=0
> naming =version 2 bsize=4096
> log =internal log bsize=4096 blocks=1200
> realtime =none extsz=65536 blocks=0, rtextents=0
> Unfortunately it is an IDE disk...
> In real life I have to work with files 8G...
> Thank You for attention, Russel.