[mythtv-users] DVD Rip disappearing

Stephen Tait tait at digitallaw.co.uk
Thu Sep 9 17:24:17 EDT 2004

At 21:56 09/09/2004, you wrote:
>On Thu, 2004-09-09 at 13:26, thor wrote:
> >       You get that error if it can't write to the file system. It can 
> happen
> > because the file system is full, or because the size of a single file 
> is too
> > large.
> >
> >       I'd suggest you go into rip settings and change Ripped Video 
> Segments to
> > something like 1000 (the value is in MB).
>Looked into it a bit more and I'm now pretty sure it's a Samba/kernel
>thing, not the fault of MythDVD or transcode. If I'm understanding
>things right, there's a 2G file size limit for Samba shares unless you
>have the LFS patches applied to both the kernel and smbmount. So either
>I need to find the LFS patch for my kernel (2.4.26), upgrade my old RH9
>boxes, or split the video into segments...

If this is the case, shouldn't there be something in the samba 
smbd/log.hostname log files regarding this? Might be a good place to look 
whilst you wait for m0j0's rip to finish.

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