I think there is a patch (10?) for 4.3 will resolve the file size limit.
Another solution is to upgrade to 5L.
> The comands are:
> tar -cvf /backup/back.tar /database/db
> pax -wvf /backup/back.pax /database/db
> The same error comes up in both commands:
> A system call received a parameter that is not valid.
> 0511-613 A write error has occurred.
> Louis Banens
> > > Well, bot gnu tar and pax have the same limit. They both stop at
> > > bytes.
> > > Any ideas what to do next ?
> > Hello, maybe you are doing something wrong.
> > Could you give more details (command line, file sizes and file
> > systems, device, compression, ...)
> > Normally tar-ing to tape doesn't make any problems. But if you write a
> > tar-file to your disk, there might be other problems.
> > Alois
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