[Ilugc] Backup of Large File, error.
Jayakumar K K
kkjayakumar at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 20:32:08 IST 2008
> I've mounted a samba share (smbfs), and tried 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
> What could possibly be the mistake? It usually gives some message
> like, "Large File Size", or something, rsync just fails, with some
Google gave me this.
Looks like SMB does not mount with LargeFileSupport (LFS) by default.
Mounting with 'lfs' option might help
So either :
mount -t smbfs //server/share /mountpoint -o lfs other-options or
mount -t cifs //server/share /mountpoint -o options
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