Re: how do I extract a 2.6 gigabyte .tar.gz file ?
On 29 Oct 1998 email@example.com wrote:
> Darxus writes:
> > I would not be able to use dd to do a raw copy to that hard drive,
> > because of the 2gb limit.
> Why do you think you can't use dd? It just deals in blocks, and as long as
> you are using raw devices the VFS never gets involved.
darxus@d-phletc1-12:/mnt/c/linux> dd if=home.tgz of=/dev/null
0+0 records in
0+0 records out
That was my 2.6gb file. I would say that means it didn't work....
***PGP fingerprint = D5 EB F8 E7 64 55 CF 91 C2 4F E0 4D 18 B6 7C 27***
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