Limit of file siae on USB drives?

Lawrence Houston fedora at
Tue Mar 26 20:43:20 UTC 2013

On Tue, 26 Mar 2013, Aaron Konstam wrote:

> I have a cruser *gig usb drive on which I am tring to copy a 4.9 gig
> file. The copy craps out somewhere afte copying 4.3 gis on to the USB
> drive,
> Is that some kind of hardware size limit or something else?

USB Drive are typcially Formatted as FAT32 and that Filesystem has a 4 GB 
Filesize Limit!!!

Lawrence Houston  -- (fedora at

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