[Ilugc] Backup of Large File, error.

Damodharan .K damodh.k at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 19:54:12 IST 2008

what is your samba share filesystem?  if it is fat16 Maximum file size will
be 2 GB.



On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 7:40 PM, Venkatesh Nandakumar <venkatesh88 at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've mounted a samba share (smbfs), and tit wried to backup my files, to
> it.
> I tried 3 methods, using file-roller GUI(creating tar on mounted
> drive), normal 'cp -R' method, and rsync. All of them failed in
> between, because some (2) files are very large in size, 2.9GB, and
> 4.3GB.
> What could possibly be the mistake? It usually gives some message
> like, "Large File Size", or something, rsync just fails, with some
> error.
> Will creating an iso, with 'dd' help/work?
> Also, I want to include all hidden files, so, should I need to turn
> 'shopt dotglob' on?
> Thanks,
> Venkatesh Nandakumar
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