LinuxQuestions.org
Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 03-09-2005, 01:56 PM   #1
Hamsjael
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Vejle, Denmark
Distribution: Mainly Debian, some Fedora for the bleeding edge fix
Posts: 92

Rep: Reputation: 15
Question Files larger than 2 GB


(sorry about the title saying 4 GB, i meant 2 GB)

Hi

I just experienced a weird problem in gnome:

If i right-click on a file larger than 2 GB, it just disappears from view! Then if i refresh the view in nautilus it reappears.
I have got no problems opening or editing the files, i just can't right-click on them ?

this can be tested by creating a file:

Code:
dd if=/dev/null of=bigfile bs=1M seek=3000
This creates a file 3000 MB in size. Then try right-clicking on it.

My specs:
gentoo, with kernel 2.6.10-gentoo-r6 (dev-sources)
filesystem: Reiserfs in a software RAID0 on two disks (~60 GB in total size)
gnome 2.8.1-r1, nautilus 2.8.2

thanks in advance

Brian

Last edited by Hamsjael; 03-09-2005 at 02:00 PM.
 
Old 03-09-2005, 02:51 PM   #2
mikolo
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Dec 2004
Location: Lithuania, Vilnius
Distribution: Suse 9.2
Posts: 19

Rep: Reputation: 0
One of best ways to solve this problem is to use KDE Just kidding
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Creating files larger than 2GB Nerox Programming 11 08-03-2007 07:09 PM
Can't resume file transfer on files larger than 1 gig dalesan Linux - Newbie 2 10-11-2005 12:50 PM
problem with files larger then 100Mbyte++ carboncopy Slackware 8 04-26-2005 11:40 AM
Can't copy files larger than 2GB? Rotwang Linux - General 6 03-09-2005 01:17 AM
Cannot see files larger than 4G in NTFS and 2G in SMB Muddy Linux - General 4 07-21-2004 06:42 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:56 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration