AIX: gzip File Too Large Error

This is a collection of AIX tips from the time I worked as system admin:

Disclaimer:
The information below is the result of my researches in the Internet and of my experiences. It is solely used for my purpose and may not be suitable for others.

gzip File Too Large Error

# gzip -d *.tar.gz

gzip: *.tar: File too large

When this happens, it's possible that your system's ulimit value prevents from creating a large file. Execute the `ulimit` command: # ulimit -a < - report all current resource limits # ulimit -f unlimited <- set file resource to unlimited

That's all!
-gibb

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