Friday, October 07, 2005

large file limitation Veritas

Subject: RE: large file limitation

Thanks to all for your replies, obviously many options but I went with
the option below to use fsadm to reconfigure the FS to use largefiles on
the fly, Thanks to VXFS, and also thanks to James Scott for a similar
reply. Worked like a charm.

Paul

Subject: Re: large file limitation

VxFS. Good :-)

2GB not an issue, can enable on the fly without unmounting etc.
/usr/lib/fs/vxfs/fsadm -o largefiles /MOUNTPOINT

( ex: /usr/lib/fs/vxfs/fsadm -o largefiles /data1)

verify:

/usr/lib/fs/vxfs/fsadm /data1

There you are, that is why you have Veritas :-)

Cheers

E

Paul.Sagneri@cox.com wrote:
> Guru's
>
> I have 6gig of data that I need to tar up and move to my local drive
and
> would like to move it all in one tar file. However, my tar bombs out
> after the 2g limitation. I'm running Solaris 8 with vxfs but didn't
> make the file system using the largefiles option.
>
> Is there a way to tar up a directory structure larger than 2g at this
> point. I thought this was only a restriction in 2.6 and prior.
>
> TIA
>
> Paul Sagneri

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