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pfs_mount fails with message Value too large

Hi,

I am trying to mount a iso image on HP UX 11.23 on itanium. The size is about 2 GB and am getting the following error message:

pfs_mount /Project/softwares/OVOu8x/ovo/osspi/B7490-15268.iso /TempDisk/mnt
pfs_mount: /Project/softwares/OVOu8x/ovo/osspi/B7490-15268.iso on /TempDisk/mnt: open failed: Value too large@
pfs_mount: giving up on /TempDisk/mnt

I have no problems doing the same with sizes less than 1 GB. Any inputs on the options i should use?

Regards
Manminder

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Honored Contributor

Re: pfs_mount fails with message Value too large

Hi,

I'm not sure pfs_mount still working fine in 11.23 or not.

You can do the following :-
On HP-UX, you can create a new volume of the appropriate size with LVM
or VxVM, copy the image to it, and them mount the volume:

example:-
$ mount -F cdfs -oro,rr /dev/vg00/lvol10 /mnt
$ mount -p | grep /mnt
/mnt on /dev/vg00/lvol10 ro,rr,dev=4000000a on Mon Apr 18 03:44:33 2005

WK
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Honored Contributor

Re: pfs_mount fails with message Value too large


hi,

Try this.
pfs_mount -t rrip //*.iso /

WK

Problem never ends, you must know how to fix it

Re: pfs_mount fails with message Value too large

Hi,

thanks for the suggestions, but they did not work.

I have worked around the problem by burning a DVD and mounting the DVD and using it.

Thanks again.
Regards
Manminder

Re: pfs_mount fails with message Value too large

I am closing the thread, using the workaround I mentioned above.

regards
Manminder