file roo large !!

Malcolm Kay malcolm.kay at
Sat Jan 8 17:16:58 PST 2005

On Sun, 9 Jan 2005 01:07 am, mess-mate wrote:
> Hi list,
> this is not new I think, but it is for me.
> I've searching the net without concrete results.
> So, I've copied from an ext3fs a backup file ( home.tar.bz2)
> in my home dir. So long it's ok.
> But now I've to cp or mv this file to a new ext3fs partition.
> And I've an error message " File too large" and stops the transfer.
> This file is about 24GB and 21GB are copied before the stop.
> This data is very important for me.

Are you sure you are posting to the correct mailing list.
Ext3fs is basically a linux file system, while this is a FreeBSD list.


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