> we would like to use xfsdump to backup one of our xfs filesystems onto
> another hard disk. Therefore I tried:
> xfsdump -l0 -F -f /mnt/backupfile /dev/sda3
> Although we are running kernel 2.4.3 and glibc _with_ >2GB support (tried
> with 'dd if=/dev/null of=/mnt/testfile' ) xfsdump exits after dumping 2GB
> xfsdump: creating dump session media file 0 (media 0, file 0)
> xfsdump: dumping ino map
> xfsdump: dumping directories
> xfsdump: dumping non-directory files
> File size limit exceeded
This is odd, I just created a 2621561952 byte dump file here. Where did you
get the xfsdump program from - an RPM we built, or did you compile it yourself?
There are current command rpms here:
which should be identical to the version I just tested with.
> is there any possibility to exceed this limit (compile time option?) or any
> easy alternative to work with multiple 2GB files (like the ordinary dump