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Re: tar file size limitations



> Troy Campano wrote:
>
> >How big can a TAR file get?
> >I have over 6GB of data I want to back up remotely and want to tar/gzip
> >it up first. Can tar handle this?
> >
> >I'm running FC2 Intel P4.
> >
> >
> >thank you!
> >
> >~ Troy Campano ~
> >
> >
> As far as I know, tar files can be as big as the filesystem can handle....
> Maybe you can do a test , just to be 100% certain...
>
> --

If you want to do this remotely be sure to use NFS3 of NFS4





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