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Old 01-25-2015, 08:37 AM   #1
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Unhappy Debian 7.7 x64 tell me "Error splicing file: File too large" !!

I want to copy a 5 GB file on my 16 GB HP Pen drive but Linux tell me "Error splicing file: File too large". My Pen drive File system is FAT32. Any idea?

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From Wikipedia:
The maximum possible size for a file on a FAT32 volume is 4 GiB minus 1 byte or 4,294,967,295 (232 − 1) bytes. This limit is a consequence of the file length entry in the directory table and would also affect huge FAT16 partitions with a sufficient sector size.[1] Large video files, DVD images, and databases easily exceed this limit.
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Thanks a lot. I formatted it to NTFS and problem Solved.


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