Re: TAR command 2GB limitation
From: Richard Rhodes (rhoders@firstenergyXYZ.com)
From: Richard Rhodes <rhoders@firstenergyXYZ.com> Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2003 20:56:00 GMT
> On 9/1/03 6:04 pm, in article firstname.lastname@example.org, "Timothy J.
> Lee" <email@example.com> wrote:
>> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
>> Louis <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> Well, bot gnu tar and pax have the same limit. They both stop at
>>> 2147481600 bytes.
>>> Any ideas what to do next ?
Gtar handles files >2gb quite well, but make sure you have a version that
As someone else said, check that you are using a "Large file enabled
Check you /etc/security/limits file for the max file that is allowed. The
the filesize limit to -1, unlimited.