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Re: 17G File size limit?



What does "ulimit -a" report for your maximum allowed file size?  Could
you have limited yourself somehow?

-- 
Matt Stegman

On Fri, 23 Sep 2005, Brandon Evans wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>    This is a strange problem I have been having.  I'm not sure where the
> problem is, so I figured I'd start here.
>
> I as having problems with Bacula stopping on 17Gig Volume sizes, so I
> decided to try to Just dd a 50 gig file.  Sure enough, once the file hit
> 17 gigs dd stopped and spit out an error
>
>
> (pandora bacula)# dd if=/dev/zero of=bigfile bs=1M count=50000
> File size limit exceeded
> (pandora bacula)#
>
>
> (pandora bacula)# ll
> total 20334813
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root 17247252480 Sep 23 00:44 bigfile
> -rw-r-----  1 root root   302323821 Sep 23 01:10 Default-0001
> -rw-r-----  1 root root   156637059 Sep 18 01:08 Diff-wi0001
> -rw-r-----  1 root root    46985831 Sep  6 19:38 Full-0001
> -rw-r-----  1 root root    47126293 Sep  7 14:39 Full-0002
> -rw-r-----  1 root root  2841621607 Sep 13 17:11 Full-wi0001
> -rw-r-----  1 root root     1584252 Sep 18 01:05 Inc-0001
> -rw-r-----  1 root root    97963834 Sep 14 01:05 Inc-wi0001
>
> Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> /dev/hda2             9.7G  5.8G  3.4G  64% /
> /dev/hda1              99M   20M   75M  21% /boot
> /dev/hda4             102G  2.2G   94G   3% /home
> /dev/md2              221G   90G  120G  43% /mnt/storage
> none                 1014M     0 1014M   0% /dev/shm
> /dev/mapper/lvg01-coraid
>                        812G  693G  114G  86% /mnt/coraid
>
>
>
> There are a few layers on this partation, so I figured I'd start at the
> top with you guys and work my way down.  The partation this size limit
> is on looks like so...
>
> /mnt/coraid
> +--------+
> | Ext3   |
> +--------+
> | LVM 2  |
> +--------+
> | Raid 5 |
> +--------+
>
>
> So any one of these layers could be the problem.  I was able to create a
> 100 Gig file on the /home partition, so perhaps ext3 is not the problem,
> but I'm really not sure.
>
>
> The system is CentOs 4.1 running 2.6.13.2 (also tried 2.6.12.2)
>
> Any insight would be great
>
>


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