file roo large !!
v.velox at vvelox.net
Mon Jan 10 18:45:07 PST 2005
On Mon, 10 Jan 2005 23:14:57 +1030
Malcolm Kay <malcolm.kay at internode.on.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 9 Jan 2005 07:37 pm, mess-mate wrote:
> > On Sun, 9 Jan 2005 11:46:51 +1030
> > Malcolm Kay <malcolm.kay at internode.on.net> 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.
> It really is not very clear what you are trying to do.
> My impression is that you are trying to transfer a backup file from
> a linux system to a FBSD system, but later want to return it to the
> linux system.
> But why do you wish to store it under an ext3fs on FBSD rather than
> a ufs or ufs2 system?
> Does your FBSD ext3fs partition have enough space?
> Is it really possible to have a ext3fs mount under FBSD 5.3? I know
> you can mount an ext2fs file system and an existing linux ext3fs
> will probably mount successfully (without journaling) as an ext2fs;
> but is this what are you trying to do?
Unless I missed something resently, writing to ext3fs is not good.
FreeBSD does not support the journaling on it, so it is only used as
> How are you transfering the file from the linux box to the FBSD box?
> You provide very little information on what you are really trying to
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