[CentOS] Problem with large tar file.

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Wed Mar 1 16:42:32 UTC 2006

On 3/1/06, CentOS-List at jamesplace.net <CentOS-List at jamesplace.net> wrote:
> It just stops like it's at the end of the tar ffile. No errors at all.

What filesystem is on the external drive that you backed up to?
vfat/fat32 has a 4G file limit that you might be slamming into. Any
sane filesystem should handle it just fine.

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safety deserve neither liberty nor safety''
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