Bug 26908 - how to enable file which is more then 2gb in size
how to enable file which is more then 2gb in size
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-02-09 21:17 EST by rajesh shah
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Description rajesh shah 2001-02-09 21:17:29 EST
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We are running Red Hat Linux 7.0. The output of cat /proc/version is 
cat /proc/version
Linux version 2.2.16-22smp (root@porky.devel.redhat.com) (gcc version egcs-
66 19990314/Linux (egcs-1.1.2 release))

we are facing problem when we are try to uncompress the compress file 
which takes more then 2Gb after uncompress the file
we get error :
write error : on xyz.dmp: no such file or directory 

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.copy any compress file which is less then 2GB in sige
2.try to uncompress the file when its reaches 2GB then its give error
3.write error on file : no such file or directory
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2001-02-15 00:09:22 EST
Which programs are you using to compress and uncompress this file? 
compress/uncompress?  gzip/gunzip?  bzip2/bunzip2?
Comment 2 rajesh shah 2001-02-15 13:08:54 EST
i am using the uncompress command to do this. Its uncompress till 2.1gb after that its gives error.

Comment 3 Alan Cox 2001-05-19 16:45:18 EDT
You need a 2.4 kernel or the 2.2 enterprise kernel to handle files larger than

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