On Mon, Jun 12, 2000 at 10:05:18AM +0100, Stephen Shirley mentioned:
> I was trying to zip up a lot of stuff ( about 35 GBs )
> into a tar.gz file using the command:
> tar -czvf blah.tar.gz stuff/
> but it stopped after 2 GB and said that the file is too big.
> Now is that a limitation in tar, gzip, or ext2fs?
ext2fs on 32bit machines can only do 2GB. You could pipe it to split, and
make a load of 2GB tarfiles ;)
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