intermittent SIGXFSZ errors
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Applications like mv or cp can crash if one or more files are bigger than 4GB.
Reason is that the VFS layer out of context sends SIGXFSZ to the application.
SIGXFSZ is expected to be send only in case setrlimit limits are exceeded.
SLES10 Service Pack 2 contains this fix now. First occurence is kernel 188.8.131.52-0.39.3
In doubt, check the kernel changelog for this entry:
* Mo Apr 20 2009
- patches.fixes/no-SIGXFSZ-on-large-file.patch: [PATCH] Only
send SIGXFSZ when exceeding rlimits. (bnc#495133).
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- Document ID:7003258
- Creation Date: 13-May-2009
- Modified Date:15-Mar-2021
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
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