5BOn Tue, Feb 17, 2004 at 11:16:50AM +0100, Stefan Krantz wrote: > > On Tue, 17 Feb 2004, Kris Kennaway wrote: > > > On Tue, Feb 17, 2004 at 10:49:47AM +0100, Stefan Krantz wrote: > > > > > > Hi! > > > > > > I would like to extract a large (11GB) tar file on an ext3 filesystem. But > > > it shows only to be about 3gb large: > > > > > > yabba# ls -la pictures.tar > > > -rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 3317055488 Feb 15 19:03 pictures.tar > > > > > > Is there any possible way to extract the file? > > > > It shouldn't be appearing truncated. Are you certain that this size > > is incorrect, and the file has a different size when viewed from > > another OS? > > Yes. Yesterday I tested the archive with "tar tvf" (11gb) in > Linux and it tested OK. In FBSD it says "unexpected EOF". > > If I could i would just boot linux and split the file. But I can nolonger > boot linux =/ (migrated to fbsd 5.2 ;).
I'm CC'ing tjr and bde, who might have some idea about the problem. Kris
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