At 16:47 10-10-2001 +0200, Robert Sander wrote:
On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 09:39:25AM -0500, Steve Lord wrote:
> If you are using a non-xfs filesystem for I/O then unless your application
> opens the file without O_LARGEFILE it will get bounced out of the kernel
> this way when it attempts to cross the 2G boundary. This code is not
> in the xfs I/O path right now.
I see, but this must be new, because dd works on 2.4.5 and not on
2.4.11, hm. Why do these changes occur in a "stable" kernel.
Because it is actually the start of the 2.5 series perhaps, and linus
forgot to tell us :-)
Every program has two purposes one for which
it was written and another for which it wasn't
I use the last kind.