[mythtv-users] Re: nuvexport and file too big

nate s nate.strickland at gmail.com
Tue Dec 7 18:22:40 UTC 2004

I've heard of problems with transfering files over 2 gb via ssh, but
are you implying it poses a 2 gb limit on STDIO?  Or on the filesize
you can write?  That does seem like insanity.  If indeed that is the
problem, you might google around for it; I remember there were


On Tue, 7 Dec 2004 17:37:31 +0000 (UTC), Gavin Hurlbut
<gjhurlbu+mythtv-users at beirdo.ca> wrote:
> Brian Stults <bstults at crim.ufl.edu> wrote:
> >   Apparently, although I am using jfs which allows file sizes much
> > bigger than 2GB, the shell imposes the 2GB limit when root is logged in
> > via su (or ssh).  From googling, it seems that the only solution is to
> > login via root at the console, but that is not an easy option for me.
> I've never heard of the shell doing this.  Get a real shell. :)  But seriously,
> this sounds more likely to be a problem with your build of lvemux.  Make sure
> that you build with large file support if you compile it.
> (see http://www.suse.de/~aj/linux_lfs.html)
> If you didn't compile it, but put in a package, the package is likely crap.  I
> have never heard of a shell not allowing access to > 2G, that's insanity.  It
> would be running as the same code on the console as in an SSH session.
> Ciao
> Gavin
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