win2k + >2GB files problem
carey at itfreedom.com
Thu Nov 8 23:10:50 EST 2001
This most likely has nothing to do with rsync, but rather is due to the 2.2
linux kernel's 2GB filesize limit. If you are in fact using a 2.2 kernel,
you need to move up to the 2.4 kernel.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rsync-admin at lists.samba.org
> [mailto:rsync-admin at lists.samba.org]On Behalf Of Horvath Andras
> Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2001 4:14 AM
> To: rsync at lists.samba.org
> Subject: win2k + >2GB files problem
> I have a problem with rsync (current CVS version), running on a win2k
> machine (rsync compiled using Cygwin).
> c:\rsync>rsync --version
> rsync version 2.4.6dev protocol version 24
> Copyright (C) 1996-2001 by Andrew Tridgell, Paul Mackerras and others
> Capabilities: 64-bit files, socketpairs, hard links, symlinks
> It can DOWNload >2gb files from my linux box (with rsync reporting
> negative file sizes during download :), but I want to use rsync to back
> up the win2k host so I need to UPload my soo-large files which does not
> c:\rsync>rsync -avvv big.file otherhost::whatever
> building file list ...
> send_file_list done
> send_files starting
> send_files mapped big.file of size -1692471296
> calling match_sums big.file
> sending file_sum
> false_alarms=0 tag_hits=0 matches=0
> sender finished big.file
> send_files phase=1
> send files finished
> total: matches=0 tag_hits=0 false_alarms=0 data=-1692471296
> wrote 173 bytes read 56 bytes 152.67 bytes/sec
> total size is -1692471296 speedup is -7390704.35
> File system is NTFS, the file size is ~2.6Gbs.
> For small files, everything seems to be OK.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Horvath "raas" Andras
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