On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 03:08:55PM -0400, dave wrote:
> Hello,
>     Wondering if ffs has a file size limit. I've got a rather large tar file
> that i've got on the slave drive, the ext2 drive that caused me so much
> grief. I've copied it over to a tmp area and tried to extract it. gzip gives
> me an unexpected end of file error. When i use tar's -zt option to test it
> it fails on an .avi file. Said avi file has spaces in it's file name and is
> on the order of approx 4.5 g in size. Ideally i'd like to extract all the
> information in this tar file, but failing that i'd like to extract
> everything around the avi that is not corrupted so i won't loose everything.
> Thanks.
> Dave.
[snip]

This is a FAQ. Go to www.freebsd.org and read FAQ 3.29 "What are the
limits for ffs filesystems?".

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