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Sparse file support was added in NFSv4.2 and currently AIX supports NFS4.1 which does not have sparse capability. DB2 only supports fast pre-allocation on some file systems. Including Veritas VxFS, JFS2, GPFS,
ext4 and xFS. Kindly include the support of NFS 4.2 in AIX.
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