mkisofs vs large files
chris at hddesign.com
Fri Feb 20 06:40:33 PST 2004
Replying to myself here in the hopes that someone who can help didn't
see this the first time I posted. Any help to the below problem would be
On Wed, 2004-02-18 at 10:47, Chris Meyers wrote:
> I am running 5.1-RELEASE-p2 with dvd+rw-tools version 188.8.131.52.6 and
> mkisofs version 2.0.3_1 and I'm having some problems with mkisofs and
> files larger than 2GB. Basically what I am trying to do is backup some
> database dumps to a dvd. Everything was working fine until the dumps got
> larger than 2 Gigs. Now I get this message when I try to use growisofs:
> % growisofs -dry-run -Z /dev/cd0 -R -J bkupdir
> Executing 'mkisofs -R -J feb8 | builtin_dd of=/dev/pass0 obs=32k seek=0'
> mkisofs: Value too large to be stored in data type. File
> bkupdir/large-file-20040208.sql.gz is too large - ignoring
> Total translation table size: 0
> Total rockridge attributes bytes: 169
> Total directory bytes: 0
> Path table size(bytes): 10
> I have looked around and found some articles and emails that say the
> mkisofs has a 2 gig limit in some circumstances, but I have also seen
> articles and emails that say this shouldn't be the case on FreeBSD or
> when dvd+rw-tools is installed.
> The man page for mkisofs gives a -split-output option which I tried in
> hopes that it would split the file as necessary, but I got the same
> Anyone have any clues or advice?
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