On Tue 01 May 2007 16:05, Kris Kennaway wrote: > On Tue, May 01, 2007 at 03:58:26PM -0400, David Banning wrote: > > I am attempting to zip large files that are 2GB - 3GB. > > > > uname -a; > > > > FreeBSD 3s1.com 4.11-STABLE FreeBSD 4.11-STABLE #7 > > > > I have tried gzip, bzip2 from the ports and rzip. > > OK, none of those are "zip" though :) They're completely different > algorithms. > > > All give no errors on zipping, but will not unzip, siting > > CRC errors. > > > > Is there a maximum file size for zipping? Is my system too old? > > Maybe a file or library that all zip programs depend on that is > > corrupt? > > Quite possible your system is too old, it works on modern versions of > FreeBSD at least with gzip and bzip2. > > Kris
I can confirm that compressing large files works without problems on FreeBSD 6. A while ago I tested different archivers, and used gzip, bzip2, and 7-zip to compress and decompress some large files (3 to 4GB) Martin _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"