[gdal-dev] File too large?

Agustin Lobo Agustin.Lobo at ija.csic.es
Fri Dec 5 09:36:13 EST 2008

Thanks for your fast answer.
I'm using a quite new version:
alobo at alobo-laptop:~$ gdalinfo --version
GDAL 1.5.1, released 2008/03/14

I'm going to get the newest, and will let you know.
Is there a particular binary for ubuntu with
support for MrSid and ECW? or do you advice me to


Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 3:04 AM, Agustin Lobo <aloboaleu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have a file in envi format
>> (PIR_MVC_EUROM_0112_2000.bsq and PIR_MVC_EUROM_0112_2000.hdr)
>> From gdalinfo I get:
>>> gdalinfo PIR_MVC_EUROM_0112_2000.bsq
>> ERROR 4: `PIR_MVC_EUROM_0112_2000.bsq' not recognised as a supported file
>> format
>> I've also tried renaming PIR_MVC_EUROM_0112_2000.bsq
>> to PIR_MVC_EUROM_0112_2000
>> The size of the file is 6005188800 bytes, could this be the problem?
>> I do not have this problem with other, smaller files.
>> (I'm using ubuntu 8.04 and the file is on a NTFS partition)
> Dr. Lobo,
> I looked at the current code and it appears that large files should
> work fine.  However, there has been significant work on the ENVI
> driver over the last couple years. What version of GDAL are you using?
> This can be determined with the "gdalinfo --version" command.
> It may be that you need to upgrade.
> Best regards,

Dr. Agustin Lobo
Institut de Ciencies de la Terra "Jaume Almera" (CSIC)
LLuis Sole Sabaris s/n
08028 Barcelona
Tel. 34 934095410
Fax. 34 934110012
email: Agustin.Lobo at ija.csic.es

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