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Re: NetBSD tar and large files.

Which filesystem are you using?
Here you can see the limitations depending on the flavor:
Worst case scenario GNU tar should manage 8GB files.

On 9/10/10 6:20 AM, Sad Clouds wrote:
> Any reason why NetBSD tar utility cannot create large files. I was
> trying to archive about 4GB of data when I got this:
> tar: End of archive volume 1 reached
> tar: ustar vol 1, 1695 files, 0 bytes read, 0 bytes written in 1946
> secs (0 bytes/sec)
> I can fall back on GNU tar, but it's frustrating having to wait for 30
> minutes to archive data, just to find out tar "breaks" on large files.

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