dwd at drdykstra.us
Thu Jan 23 20:49:00 EST 2003
With file sizes over 2GB I'd suspect problems with >31-bit numbers being
returned from stat() et. al. The rsync version you have on AIX is very
old, and more recent versions handle large files better. The first thing
to do is to upgrade rsync your AIX machine.
On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 01:44:42PM +0100, Michael Salmon wrote:
> On Thursday, January 23, 2003 12:36:52 PM +0100 Boris Gegenheimer
> <Boris.Gegenheimer at ergo.no> wrote:
> | The versions of the different machines I use are the initiating machine :
> | Sun 450
> | Solaris 8
> | Rsync 2.5.5
> | The machine that I try to copy from :
> | IBM rs6000
> | AIX 4.3
> | Rsync 2.3.1
> | The command I use is
> | /usr/local/bin/rsync -au -q --stats --progress
> | --rsync-path=/usr/local/bin/rsync maximus:/ptsfs2
> | /diskbackup/kanal1/maximus/
> | The error message comes when he tries to copy that file mentioned below
> | which is 14GB big it is not the filesystem or the name of the file because
> | it worked with ncftpget.
> | But that program has other problems that I will not mention here.
> | On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 10:55:32AM +0100, Boris Gegenheimer wrote:
> | > Hello when i get this message what is wrong:
> | >
> | > /PTS.0.db2inst1.NODE0000.CATN0000.20030123062324.001: Value too large
> | > to be stored in data type
> | >
> | > Regards Boris
> I have also seen that message with times before 1970. This is the standard
> text for EOVERFLOW.
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