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Re: NetBSD tar and large files.

On Fri, 10 Sep 2010 14:25:57 +0100
Ian Clark <> wrote:

> IIRC there's a 4G filesize limit on fat32, you might be able to split
> it up though?
Yes that's what I did.

> Infact, I've just noticed this:
> (ian:~)$ ls -lh /usr3/*tar
> -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel   87G Jun  4
> 23:06 /usr3/rootbackup_04Jun2010.tar (ian:~)$
> Which was created with NetBSD tar.

Yes you're right, I've started a backup to the second hard disk, tar
file has gone over 8GB, so looks like I was wrong.

I thought NetBSD used ustar format with 8GB limit:

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