[mythtv-users] Re: nuvexport and file too big
bstults at crim.ufl.edu
Tue Dec 7 23:33:21 UTC 2004
Gavin Hurlbut 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.
Thanks. Recompiling lvemux with "gcc -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64" did the trick.
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