Subject: Re: Problems with very large files?
To: None <email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ross Harvey <email@example.com>
Date: 02/25/2001 21:38:51
Perhaps this is obvious, but Dave can fix this problem by reverting to
vanilla 1.5 or to a pre-UBC -current.
And while often it is suicide to run with the kernel older than the userland,
at the moment it will for the most part work OK to revert just the kernel.
> From: "Jarommr" Dolecek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> This is one of remaining issues with UBC on -current IIRC.
> It's definitely a known bug.
> Dave Huang wrote:
> > Does the NetBSD userland have problems with large files? I've got this
> > file that's a bit over 4 gigs:
> > -rw-r----- 1 khym wheel 4311982080 Feb 25 13:53 jeff.img
> > but everything seems to think it's 17014784 bytes long (which is the
> > file size mod 4 gigs)... for example:
> > yerfable ~/jeff> wc jeff.img
> > 166076 846517 17014784 jeff.img
> > yerfable ~/jeff> cat jeff.img>abc ; ls -l abc
> > -rw-r----- 1 khym wheel 17014784 Feb 25 14:09 abc
> > yerfable ~/jeff> dd if=jeff.img of=abc
> > 33232+0 records in
> > 33232+0 records out
> > 17014784 bytes transferred in 2 secs (8507392 bytes/sec)
> > I'm even running on NetBSD/alpha, with nice 64-bitness :) (1.5R Feb 12
> > kernel, Feb 3 userland)