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2GB file size Transfer Limit - Sun Solaris

Alan Coopersmith <alancalum.calberkeley.org> wrote: > |This assumes the OP was using freeware versions of whatever. If they > |came from SUN's orginal install, would those versions have been > |large-file aware? > > Sun doesn't provide rsync or openssh in any version of Solaris, so it > seems to be a safe assumption. (Solaris 9 adds a ssh variant based on > openssh, but it doesn't identify itself as such.) You'd be forgetting about the Companion CD again Alan :) As far as I'm aware all versions of rsync which have apped on the companion CD are large-files aware. # ...

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    Alan Coopersmith <alancalum.calberkeley.org> wrote:
    > |This assumes the OP was using freeware versions of whatever. If they
    > |came from SUN's orginal install, would those versions have been
    > |large-file aware?
    >
    > Sun doesn't provide rsync or openssh in any version of Solaris, so it
    > seems to be a safe assumption. (Solaris 9 adds a ssh variant based on
    > openssh, but it doesn't identify itself as such.)
    You'd be forgetting about the Companion CD again Alan :)

    As far as I'm aware all versions of rsync which have apped on the
    companion CD are large-files aware.

    # /opt/sfw/bin/rsync --help
    rsync version 2.5.5 protocol version 26
    Copyright (C) 1996-2002 by Andrew Tridgell and others
    <http://rsync.samba.org/>
    Capabilities: 64-bit files, socketpairs, hard links, symlinks, batchfiles,
    no IPv6, 64-bit system inums, 64-bit internal inums

    The "64-bit files" is the "capability" you're after.

    Scott
    Scott Howard Guest

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    Brian Seppanen wrote:
    > I have two solaris 8 hosts. On one of the solaris 8 hosts I have a
    > 13GB file. I need to transfer that file to the other host. I have
    > tried using rsync tunneled through ssh for the transfer.
    If you have ssh why bother with rsync?
    > At 2.0GB the transfer stops with a write error. The recieving host has far
    > and away enough disk space to store the 13GB file. Is there a user size
    > limit or tty limitation for file transfers that openssh or rsync may be
    > honoring, something that I could modify. To be honest I haven't found
    > anything in man ssh or man rsync that would indicate any arbitrary 2GB
    > file size limitation or any way around it. Of course I may be missing
    > something quite basic, and if that is the case I'd appreciate knowing
    > what that is...
    Look at the lfcompile man page. Where did you get your rsync?

    -am 2003
    Anthony Mandic Guest

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    Anthony Mandic <erhotmail.com> wrote:
    > Brian Seppanen wrote:
    >> I have two solaris 8 hosts. On one of the solaris 8 hosts I have a
    >> 13GB file. I need to transfer that file to the other host. I have
    >> tried using rsync tunneled through ssh for the transfer.
    > If you have ssh why bother with rsync?
    Becuase they do different things. SCP does not support restarting
    copies after transfer disconnects or tranferring only updates in a
    single file.

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