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From Andy Isaacson <...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: File to large Error when MR
Date Mon, 05 Nov 2012 18:13:44 GMT
Moving the thread to user@. The general@ list is not used for
technical questions.

On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 1:59 AM, zjl208399617 <zjl208399617@163.com> wrote:
> When i running Hive query option:
> there often throw Error from Reduce Tasks:
> Error: java.io.IOException: File too large
>         at java.io.FileOutputStream.writeBytes(Native Method)

This error is EFBIG from your filesystem. Either the file is too large
for your filesystem, or your job is trying to write to an invalid
large offset in the file.

What filesystem are you using? If it is ext3/4 the maximum filesize is
2TB. If you are using FAT/msdos the maximum file size is 4GB.


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