Subject: Re: dd: "seek offsets cannot be larger than 2147483647"
To: John F. Woods <>
From: Paul Goyette <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/27/1996 16:07:37
On Tue, 27 Aug 1996, John F. Woods wrote:

> Is there any point in having dd retain this restriction?  It does look like
> it will be some work to remove it, but it proved awfully inconvenient when
> I wanted to verify the exact size of a 2063GB disk drive I just bought...

Wow!  A two terra-byte disk drive!  How much did it cost?  :)