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24051Re: 2GB limit

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  • Miguel M
    Oct 11, 2009
      I've got slugos 5.3 and can confirm that files larger than 2GB can be transfered/stored on the slug. I have two virtual machines backed up on there. One is 3.5 GB and the other is 4.8 GB.

      --- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, "Mike Westerhof (mwester)" <mwester@...> wrote:
      > mick_nslu2 wrote:
      > > --- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, "Mike Westerhof (mwester)" <mwester@> wrote:
      > >> mick_nslu2 wrote:
      > >>> I've seen it mentioned on the wiki and came across it last night when I tried to move a 2.4GB file from my Topfield to my Slug. Same problem trying to move a larger than 2GB file from my PC to the Slug. Why is this happening? Is there a fix?
      > >> You'll need to provide a bit more information. But in general, if
      > >> it's Unslung you're probably out of luck.
      > >
      > > Hmm, I was hoping the Unslung firmware had caught up with modern kernels/fs capailities and the 2G file limit had been overcome. I use ftp on the Slug to connect to the Topfield via the second USB port. I will try to use puppy for this purpose and see if that also hungs up after the 2G limit has been reached.
      > >
      > Unslung is just the Linkys firmware opened up -- so the kernel, by
      > definition, is the same version provided by Linksys. So we really have
      > no choice about fixing that limit with Unslung. SlugOS is the answer to
      > that need.
      > >> SlugOS should support large files like any other Linux system.
      > >
      > > Perhaps a future project of mine would be to upgrade to SlugOS.
      > -Mike
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