Bug 26908 - how to enable file which is more then 2gb in size
Summary: how to enable file which is more then 2gb in size
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Michael K. Johnson
QA Contact: Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-02-10 02:17 UTC by rajesh shah
Modified: 2005-10-31 22:00 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-05 23:39:47 UTC
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Description rajesh shah 2001-02-10 02:17:29 UTC
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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 05:09:22 UTC
Which programs are you using to compress and uncompress this file? 
compress/uncompress?  gzip/gunzip?  bzip2/bunzip2?

Comment 2 rajesh shah 2001-02-15 18:08:54 UTC
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 20:45:18 UTC
You need a 2.4 kernel or the 2.2 enterprise kernel to handle files larger than

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