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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] IOError: [Errno 75] Value too large for defined

From: Dominic Raferd
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] IOError: [Errno 75] Value too large for defined data type
Date: Wed, 11 May 2011 07:04:18 +0100
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BTW, I see open source utility Ext2Read http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2read/ allows a Windows machine to read and copy from Ext2/3/4 (including using LVM2) filesystems.


On 10/05/11 20:45, D. Kriesel wrote:
impression is that a high proportion of problems with rdiff-backup
relate to backups to NTFS volumes (backup *from* NTFS generally works

Second that. If there is no unix file system available, fat32 is also an option.


On 10/05/11 16:21, Bruno Basilio wrote:

I'm new at using rdiff-backup but already fascinated with the simple
Hope it will not stop to be maintained.

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04, installed the rdiff-backup 1.2.8 and tried
to backup 80GB of pictures and movies using to USB external drives
with NTFS, at around 30GB, it stopped with following error:

$  rdiff-backup -v9 --print-statistics --no-hard-links
/media/BBasilioHomeBackup/fotos/ /media/Elements/rdiff-backup/fotos/
Mon May  9 22:23:34 2011  Using rdiff-backup version 1.2.8
Mon May  9 22:23:34 2011  Found interrupted initial backup.

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