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Knoppix and dd limitations

dsr at wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 10:40:37AM -0400, Scott R Ehrlich wrote:
>> I've successfully mounted a Windows share on a Knoppix DVD boot for a dual-boot
>> hard drive I want to image.   During the imaging process, dd keeps producing a
>> file size limitation when hitting the 2.097G mark.   I'm using the basic dd
>> if=/dev/sda of=/mount_point
> That's probably not a dd limitation, but a filesystem
> limitation. It may be a Samba issue. 

I think Scott used a misleading term when he said "mounted a windows share".
 Given the dd command line, I think the thing he's copying is not a remote
share, but a local partition.  So I don't think Samba is involved in this
equation anywhere.


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