[TriLUG] tar-1.14 can't make large files
Joseph Mack NA3T
jmack at wm7d.net
Fri Jul 30 11:25:11 EDT 2004
On Fri, 30 Jul 2004, Brian Daniels wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 30, 2004 at 08:13:51AM -0700, Joseph Mack NA3T wrote:
> > I can't make a file over 1Gbyte with tar-1.14 (the latest tar). I have
> > glibc-2.3.2, gcc-2.95.3, mke2fs-1.32 (from Nov 2002, the latest e2fsprogs
> > is 1.35).
> > This is an older system. I'm wondering what else I need to be
> > able to make files >1Gbyte.
> My quick guess is that the filesystem you're on will not support large
> files. How old a system,
It's a 120G drive less than a year old, so it would have been formatted
with mke2fs-1.32 from Nov 2002.
> and what distro?
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