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Re: Wget "File size limit exceeded(core dumped)"



On Tue, 2006-10-10 at 03:10 +0930, Tim wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-10-09 at 11:02 -0600, David G. Miller wrote:
> > wget isn't the problem.  ext2 in RH9 has a 2GB file size limit:
> > 
> > http://forums.theplanet.com/viewtopic.php?t=8171&sid=a82cc5dd9da773ebb5dcdf4a95d2ebf9
> > 
> > Download the CD iso images, upgrade one system to FC5 then use it to
> > get the DVD image. 
> 
> Hmm, hadn't heard that before.  I wonder if changing a partition to a
> different filesystem, to download a big file, would be a quicker
> solution?

Earlier versions of wget (such as that on RH9) weren't compiled with
the "bigfiles" option, so 2GB is the file limit (2^31).  Get a later
version of wget and the problem should go away.

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