[CentOS] Can't download large files

Marcelo M. Garcia marcelo.maia.garcia at googlemail.com
Fri Oct 9 10:47:11 UTC 2009


David Suhendrik wrote:
> John R Pierce wrote:
>> David Suhendrik wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> I've finish setup vsftpd as anonymous FTP server, and I also setup 
>>> apache for web service on my linux box. yesterday, I'm tried to put 
>>> CentOS 64 bit  image (.iso) size is 4.5GB and tried to download from my 
>>> computer. Apache and vsftpd work great, but I get some problem with 
>>> download size..
>>>
>>> When I download CentOS iso image [4.5GB], download process always 
>>> stopped at 4.2GB with errors:
>>> ==> SIZE CentOS-5.3-x86_64-bin-DVD.iso ... 4557455360
>>> ==> PASV ... done.    ==> REST 4294967295 ... done.   
>>> ==> RETR CentOS-5.3-x86_64-bin-DVD.iso ... done.
>>> Length: 4557455360 (4.2G), 262488065 (250M) remaining
>>>
>>> 94% [++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++   ] 4,294,967,295 --.-K/s   in 
>>> 0.001s 
>>>
>>> CentOS-5.3-x86_64-bin-DVD.iso: File too large, closing control connection.
>>>   
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>>     *Well, FWIW, 2^32 = 4 ,294 ,967 ,296*
>>
>>
>> I've used SCP on > 4GB files without a problem.
>>
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> Hi John,
> I've tried using rsync and scp but the problem has no left and make me 
> confused...
> Any idea?
> And I need to know cause of my problem :(
> 
Hi

Just curious, are you using ext2? If I remember right, a long time ago, 
I had similar problems with Debian.

Regards

mg.



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