> > So I created a 17 gig file using Linux 2.2.9 & a file in /tmp. Interestingly
> > enough at 17 gig I get an error 22 ( still have space & inodes
> > available ) .
> Reproduced on my 2.2.9/i386. Program does something different than it
> claims to (due to limited ranges of ints etc), but causes
> corruption. When I did ls -l c after run I saw rwx-----T or something
> this crazy. I tried it twice, worked both times.
> If you don't want to trash your harddisk, be sure to sync; killall
> bdflush; sync; run test; look what it caused and then _POWER OFF
> WITHOUT SYNCING_.
Sorry, false alarm. That code uses open() without giving it mode for
file. So no, I could not reproduce it on i386/2.2.9. (More details in
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