[Dirvish] File too large errors

Paul Slootman paul at debian.org
Wed Feb 7 13:46:25 PST 2007


On Wed 07 Feb 2007, Tom wrote:

> rsync: send_files failed to open "/local/notes data/mail/efcik.nsf": File too large (27)
> 
> My backup system is Debian Sarge and backs up other hosts which often include files larger than 4g in size.
> The host that contains these two files exceeding 2g is a Suse 9.x system. 
> 
> I have upgraded the rsync on the Suse 9.x host to 2.6.9. This did not change the problem.

What does rsync --version on that suse host show? Mine shows:

Capabilities: 64-bit files, socketpairs, hard links, symlinks,
              batchfiles, inplace, IPv6, ACLs,
              64-bit system inums, 64-bit internal inums

The "64-bit files" is important here...


Paul Slootman


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