mkisofs and large files
list-freebsd-2004 at morbius.sent.com
Wed Dec 8 09:57:48 PST 2004
On Wednesday 08 December 2004 15:16, Vulpes Velox wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Dec 2004 04:08:12 +0000
> RW <list-freebsd-2004 at morbius.sent.com> wrote:
> > I've been trying to burn a single large file (a 4.2 GB encrypted
> > gbde filesystem within a file) to a DVD, but mkisofs tells me the
> > file is too large.
> > I looked on Google and found that mkisofs had a filesize limit of 2
> > GB, but this was increased to 4 GB, so I dropped the filesize to
> > 4095 MB, but it still failed, so I guess the version in ports still
> > has the 2 GB limits.
> > Does the development version of cdrtools in ports have the 4 GB
> > limit? If so, how can I get sysutils/dvd+rw-tools to use the newer
> > version, is it just a matter of deinstalling them both and changing
> > the dependence in pkgtools.conf?
> What steps are you taking to burn it to dvd?
> I have not had any problems burning DVDs over 2GB in size, so I am
> pretty sure it is not that.
There is no problem with DVDs over 2 GB, the problem is with a single file
over 2 GB, since mkisofs will simply ignore it. Anyway I went ahead and
installed cdrtools-devel-2.01a38 and was able to burn a 3.999 GB file.
I don't normally use development versions and I wasn't sure how dvd+rw-tools
would build with cdrtools-devel rather than cdrtools but it actually just
left a stale dependence.
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