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Old 07-26-2001
MySQL File size exceeding 2GB

I am working on HP-Unix.

I have a 600 MB file in compressed form.

During decompression, when file size reaches
2GB, decompression aborts.

What should be done?
# 2  
Old 07-26-2001
Convert the filesystem to have large file support. Something like:

fsadm -F hfs -o largefiles /dev/vg02/lvol1

see the man page on fsadm.
# 3  
Old 07-29-2001
Nadeem Mistry is this file going through a RIP (Raster Image Process)?

If so, I know the majority of the RIPs out there have a 2 gig limit to file size then it aborts.
# 4  
Old 07-30-2001
If changing the filesystem to "largefiles" doesn't work than try to upgrade your gzip-programm to a newer version ... especially gzip from 10.20 doesn't support files >2.0GB ... you can download a never version (also a newer tar-version ...) from

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