Coda File System

Re: problems with truncated backups

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2004 14:33:04 -0400
On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 12:46:50AM -0700, Steve Simitzis wrote:
> On 07/06/04, Steve Simitzis <> wrote: 
> > running volutil dump by hand seems to work okay, though.
> actually.
> the filesize of the backup doesn't get any larger than 4295301252 (4GB
> exactly) when running volutil dump, even though it will continue to
> transfer data (as evidenced by the display of "...........").

It is probably Coda's fault if you are using volutil as follows,

    volutil dump volname dumpfile-name

But if you redirect stdout and it still fails, it is probably a limit in
the underlying filesystem.

    volutil dump volname > dumpfile-name

Received on 2004-07-07 14:36:14