> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin Armstrong [mailto:kevinarmstr0ng@hotmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2006 3:54 PM
> To: secureshell@securityfocus.com
> Subject: SCP hangs wile coying large files
> Hello,
> I'm trying to scp a large file (9 gig) from a Sun server, OS
> Solaris 8 to a Sun Ultra 5 using OpenSSH_3.7.1. The file
> transfer always hangs at or around 3 gig. I know this is an
> older version of OpenSSH and this may have been resolved in a
> later version. But if there is someone who knows how to
> correct this without upgrading, I'd really appreciate your
> assistance. I cannot upgrade the servers at this time
> because these are production servers. Thanks in advance.

It's almost a sure thing your OpenSSh was compiled without large file
support. If you can't upgrade it, your only real option is to somehow use
smaller files.