Subject: Re: > 4GB with NFS?
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/25/2001 14:19:40
> Well, I just dd-ed a > 4G file over NFS between a NetBSD 1.5 client and
> server, without problems. No special flags are needed, and never have
> been.
> So it would seem that your problem is either in the application
> or the server.

Not quite that simple.  A plain dd (or lmdd with O_LARGEFILE on Solaris) has
no problem with this server. It's the *BSDs as clients to this box that have a

Yes, it's probably a server 'problem', but from the point of view of me going
and and saying "Just use FreeBSD or NetBSD boxes in your test harnesses" and
having Solaris "just work" is a hard sell.