Re[2]: cannot copy files larger than 40 MB from CD

From: Nerijus Baliunas (
Date: Tue Jul 31 2001 - 19:35:09 EST

On Wed, 1 Aug 2001 00:29:25 +0000 (GMT) Mark Hahn <> wrote:

MH> > Just began to use 2.4.7 instead of 2.2.19. If I copy file larger than 40 MB,
MH> > only these 40 MB are copied (40960000 bytes exactly), and then cp
MH> > segfaults (the same happens with mc). The same problem is with mkisofs -
MH> > only 40 MB of image is created. I get "File size limit exceeded".
MH> type "ulimit -a" and look at /etc/security/limits.conf

Thanks a lot, that was exactly it! I probably lied that cp segfaulted - but mc did.
Will report to mc-devel.


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