Dumping /usr to samba mounted drive
mike at ascendency.net
Fri Feb 3 12:45:44 PST 2006
Gayn Winters <mailto:gayn.winters at bristolsystems.com> wrote:
>> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Mike
>> Loiterman Sent: Friday, February 03, 2006 6:05 AM
>> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>> Subject: RE: Dumping /usr to samba mounted drive
>> Mike Loiterman <mailto:mike at ascendency.net> wrote:
>>> I'm having trouble dumping /usr to a samba mounted drive.
>>> The process dies over processing 4 gigs worth of data.
>>> My other partitions dump fine, but they're all less than 4 gigs.
>>> This is the error I'm getting:
>>> DUMP: Date of this level 0 dump: Fri Feb 3 03:31:05 2006
>>> DUMP: Date of last level 0 dump: the epoch
>>> DUMP: Dumping snapshot of /dev/ar0s1f (/usr) to
>>> DUMP: mapping (Pass I) [regular files]
>>> DUMP: mapping (Pass II) [directories]
>>> DUMP: estimated 10943850 tape blocks.
>>> DUMP: dumping (Pass III) [directories]
>>> DUMP: dumping (Pass IV) [regular files]
>>> DUMP: 6.73% done, finished in 1:09 at Fri Feb 3 04:45:29 2006
>>> DUMP: 14.92% done, finished in 0:57 at Fri Feb 3 04:38:12 2006
>>> DUMP: 22.98% done, finished in 0:50 at Fri Feb 3 04:36:27 2006
>>> DUMP: 31.37% done, finished in 0:43 at Fri Feb 3 04:34:56 2006
>>> DUMP: write error 4194320 blocks into volume 1
>>> The same thing happens, although I get different errors, if I
>>> use bzip2 or gunzip to compress the partition as it is being
>>> dumped. It obviously gets a lot further since it's
>>> compressed, but it still dies right around 4 gigs.
>>> How can I fix this? Is this a samba limitation?
>> BTW, I'm running:
>> FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE
>> Samba 2.2.12_2
>> And transfering to unix formated drived mounted under Mac OS X
>> Would upgrading to Samba 3.x help?
>> Mike Loiterman
> Have you tried generating a file of size > 4GB on your mac mini?
Changing the format of the drive to Mac OS Extended fixed the problem. UFS
has a 4 gig file size limit.
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