#34 Can't record video over 2GB


Using: Recordmydesktop

I can't seem to record a video larger than 2GB. I've tried in both on-the-fly mode and normal mode. I am trying the recording over NFS, for what that's worth, but it's NFS 3, which doesn't have a 2GB limit (I've verified by using dd to write a 3GB file). The problem is very frustrating, as not only does the program cop out, but it gives no sign that it's doing so -- it keeps pretending to record. I'm probably going to try to work around it by setting a timer to kill the program and restart it at regular intervals, and hope the gaps aren't too bad...


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    Anonymous - 2009-12-21

    often times file sizes are restricted in size due to the programming variable limitations I studied some Linux system programming, that might be the issue.

    look up your man pages.....


    man limits.h

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    DodgeV83 - 2010-05-10

    For what it's worth, haven't run across this issue on any of my Ubuntu systems. They all create a new file at 500mb, then stitch them all together at the end.


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