I love you testdisk!

Hiisi saippua5 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 14:27:03 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-01-11 at 13:27 +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> Sounds like whoever wrote it didn't use the large file features so it
> can
> only handle 2GB on a 32bit box. You'll need either to build/run it
> 64bit
> or tweak it to be large file support clean.

Interesting suggestion. I searched testdisk project site [0] and found
the following:
Destination filesystem must have enough space to store the file. Note
that the size of the image is equal to the size of the partition, but
storing a file require more space than the filesize because of the
filesystem overhead.
I was trying to rescue partitions to the home directory but probably
testdisk (or dd?) uses /tmp, and I have only 9.3 GB of free space
under /. But filesize restriction of 2GB despite of different partitions
looks suspicious. Pity I don't have 64 bit computer on the hand and
can't find any maillists or help-forums devoted to testdisk.
Thank you!
0. http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/Image_Creation
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	-- Alan Cox

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