file roo large !!

mess-mate messmate at
Sun Jan 9 02:07:40 PST 2005

On Sun, 9 Jan 2005 11:46:51 +1030
Malcolm Kay <malcolm.kay at> wrote:

> 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.
> Malcolm
I do :)
It's a FreeBSD problem.
I've  installed 5.3 and had to get data from a linux box.
This data must be returned from the FBSD box.
Thanks for the answers. I'll try it.

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