Ubuntu – How to solve “Error splicing files?”


My hard drive crashed, so I'm using a Ubuntu live disk to access my files. But as I try to transfer them to my flash drive, it occasionally comes up with an error message which, when I view details, says:

Error splicing file: Input/output error.

How can I fix this?

Best Answer

The problem is because your destination disk (the disk to which you want to copy the file) is formatted with FAT32 (which has a file size limit of about 4GB. The solution is to format your destination disk to EXT3, EXT4, or NTFS (if you need windows compatibility).

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