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RE: quick question

>While I'm investigating other avenues... 
>Can I confirm with anyone that the file size on Linux 32bit for the 
>back-ldbm using gdbm is 2G? 

No, maximum file size in the KERNEL for 2.4.x is 2.4TB, thats TB not GB. 
Or it should be if everything is working correctly. 

>It would seem we've hit this on our production server but I wanted 
>to confirm this is the actual limit. 

I believe the ext2/3 file system itself has a 2GB limit (or did in some 
versions,  I don't know the latest state.) 

WHat block size did you use when creating your filesystem. 

See http://www.suse.de/~aj/linux_lfs.html