[mythtv] Backend process dies at 4GB file limit?
buzz at oska.com
Thu Jan 19 04:41:56 UTC 2006
No backtrace presently.. It wasn't running under GDB at the time (it
was actually being used!)... I'll try to replicate under GDB and get back to
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Isaac Richards
> Sent: Thursday, 19 January 2006 2:30 PM
> To: Development of mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv] Backend process dies at 4GB file limit?
> On Wednesday 18 January 2006 22:30, Buzz wrote:
> > Are you interested in this scenario:
> > Backend saves files to FAT32 partition.
> > Backend tries to exceed 4GB (or there abouts) while unattended.
> > Backend dies with error "File size limit exceeded" emitted by OS.
> > Backend's last message prior to dying was:
> > "TFW: safe_swite() funky usleep"
> > (message comes from ThreadedFileWriter.cpp )
> > Buzz.
> > P.S. Before you tell me "FAT32 is a bad, naughty,
> unsupported filesystem"..
> > tell me another filesystem that works under both MS Windows
> and linux,
> > reliably, and I'll happily change (I'm waiting in anticipation of
> > native
> > ext2/3 windows drivers or NTFS write support in the kernel - it's a
> > long
> > wait)
> Backtrace? I'm not going to want to add code specifically to
> handle fat32, but certainly dying is bad.
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