rsync's "value to large" error.
Leaw, Chern Jian
chern.jian.leaw at intel.com
Tue Jul 8 17:03:58 EST 2003
I'm trying to transfer a list of files within a filesystem to another filesystem. I've used the option:
# rsync -avzol --progress /wp05/global/FCSI/WP_RLS05/rundir/ /nfs_proj/global/WP/
However, it had produced the error below:
building file list ... global/FCSI/WP_RLS05/rundir/wp_celtic_max_fullwarn.tcl.log: Value too large to be stored in data type
# du -sk wp_celtic_max.tcl.log
# file wp_celtic_max.tcl.log
wp_celtic_max.tcl.log: commands text
May I know what is the cause of this problem? What does the error message "Value too large to be stored in data type" mean?
How do I solve such an error?
The destination filesystem have been created with a sufficiently large diskspace to accomodate the source data.
Could someone kindly help me out?
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