Hi,

At Sun, 14 Aug 2005 03:16:11 +0900,
aritter / gmail.com wrote in [ruby-talk:152075]:
> I wrote a FAT32 and reiserfs reader in ruby and it works in linux, but
> if I open a disk device in windows (i.e. \\.\PhysicalDrive1) I can't
> seek over 2GB. I haven't tried to compile ruby source under windows and
> it would be nice if somebody patched ruby for windows... I could also
> use Win32API directly (I'm already using it for getting disk
> information).

http://www.rubyist.net/~nobu/ruby/win32/largefile.diff

Though I'm not sure if it is applicable to recents.

-- 
Nobu Nakada