> Thank you very much. This works perfectly.
> If you know I'd be interested to know why the /bin/ls utility is crippled in this way
One of the coolest tools in the embedded and small-system Linux space is
busybox -- it combines in a single executable a lot of the basic Linux
utilities. Busybox has had full support for files > 2GB in size for a
long time, but not back at the time Linksys was creating the NSLU2. In
order to maintain full compatibility with the Linksys firmware (and fit
in the same small flash space), Unslung keeps some of those same basic
Busybox limitations. Optware doesn't have to live in the onboard flash
of the NSLU2, and is how you get around the limitations of the built-in
As the adage goes, the wonder is not in how *well* the bear dances, but
rather that it dances at all.