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Re: slapcat unable to make ldif file with size > 2GB
mukim pathan <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I have a 32 bit supporting OS. Actually I have other processes running on it and hence it's not possible to upgrade the
> whole OS. is there any other way? I mean if ldapsearch can work like slapcat or if slapcat can make many files of size 2
> GB then also I don't have any problem.
> Mukim Pathan
> On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 7:21 AM, Brett @Google <email@example.com> wrote:
> This might happen on a 32 bit kernel, or perhaps you are using 32 bit BDB libraries..
> If this is the case, you will need to upgrade your OS or recompile openldap against 64 bit libraries. i'd setup a
> test system, and validate which of the above is true.
> i think on Linux it would be a kernel/policy issue, on solaris it would be a linking issue, as by default both the
> openldap and BDB configure only picks up 32 bit libraries, solaris ships both 32 and 64 bit libraries, but he 64 bit
> libraries are in /usr/lib/sparcv9 (not the default location).
> there is some chance that it's a policy restriction also, check "ulimit -a" for max file size.
> On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 11:46 PM, mukim pathan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am trying to create backup of database using slapcat. But as soon as .ldif file reaches size of 2GB, it is
> giving me an error of File Size Limit Exceeded and quitting the process.
> I am using bdb 2.3.43. Is there anything I can do about it?
This seems to be a file system error, what is the output of ulimit -f-d
and check the file system capabilities.
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