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Old 11-15-2005, 11:49 PM   #1
FrancisWong
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How big a tar file that Linux can handle ?


Dear All,

I want backup a 50GB data to a tar .tgz file. I certainly know that it will take a long long time but I wonder whether linux can handle it no matter backup or restore ?
Pls comment.

Thx,
Francis
 
Old 11-16-2005, 02:21 AM   #2
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Tar can support file system upto 2TB, see this table for file size http://howto.cyberciti.biz/question/...ition-size.php
 
  


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