> 1) The file isn't fragmented on the the NTFS.
1. I would suggest you use some sort of a netpipe mechanism for copying it.
like cat junk | ssh otherhost "cat > junk". As most network filesystems are
not terribly 2G+ compliant.
2. Frankly I have no idea how you will manage to do this off an NTFS
partition. Splitting/zipping or other archiving while running under NT comes
> 2) I really need to find a solution to this DB ported to Linux today.
Unless I am mistaken:
1. Use alpha. As the only really stable 64 bit system. Ships with linux in the
US under a week.
2. Or use Postgress as it does a per 1GB (tunable to arbitrary size) file
> Currently I am compiling 2.3.99pre9, any comments for running this as a
> production kernel, I know its in dev, but what other choices do I have ?
But in general unless I am mistaken you are trying to retrieve data from a
"very experimental" filesystem. I would worry about that in first place.
Unless you really know what you are doing I suggest you resort to more
conventional (either by means of software or hardware) methods.
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