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File size limit exceeded... SCO ulimit?

Hello -

O/S is UnixWare 7.1.4

My prefered method of copying files between servers is 'rcp', which does not recognize symbolic links; therefore, files are duplicated many times over.

To avoid this duplication, I would like to use 'tar' and/or 'cpio' and pipe them through 'rcp', but because I have so much to copy, my tar/cpio files are exceeding 2GB in size, resulting in "File size limit exceeded".

I installed/configured these servers 2 years ago and believe I have the correct configuration for unlimited file sizes:

# idtune -g SFSZLIM
0x7FFFFFFF 0x3FFFFFFF 0x100000 0x7FFFFFFF

# idtune -g HFSZLIM
0x7FFFFFFF 0x3FFFFFFF 0x100000 0x7FFFFFFF

# ulimit
4194303

# fsadm /
largefiles

Any ideas as to why I cannot create files larger than 2GB???

I would like to aviod having to create a large number of tar/cpio archives if I can. I guess if I cannot get this resolved, I will have to find all symbolic links and avoid copying them.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions you guys might have.

Dave

Last edited by rm -r *; 10-19-2007 at 04:41 PM.. Reason: getting to the point faster. :)
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Well I have figured out another way to transfer my files using tar over ssh. I will have to put this issue on the backburner for a while, I guess.

Thanks anyway!
 

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