[Mesa-users] Install mesa-r11701 failed in ubuntu 64bit system

Francis Timmes fxt44 at mac.com
Mon Dec 30 23:10:12 EST 2019

in my experience, such errors arose from a 32 bit OS trying to 
operate on a file larger than it can handle (~2 GB). 
mesa requires a 64 bit OS.

i don't know enough about ubuntu to say anything more.


> On Dec 30, 2019, at 8:00 PM, Chen DDan via Mesa-users <mesa-users at lists.mesastar.org> wrote:
> Dear Mesa Helpdesk,
> I want to install mesa-r11701, but failed. Below is the error message:
> /mnt/hgfs/share/mesa-r11701/kap
> installing mesa kap data.
> create kap_data
> xz -d kap_data.tar.xz
> xz: kap_data.tar: Cannot set the file permissions: Value too large for defined data type
> then install program exit.
> I have used command "chmod 777" to all the subdirectory of the uncompacted mesa directory.
> My ubuntu version is :
> Linux version 4.15.0-20-generic (buildd at lgw01-amd64-039) (gcc version 7.3.0 (Ubuntu 7.3.0-16ubuntu3)) #21-Ubuntu SMP Tue Apr 24 06:16:15 UTC 2018
> Mesasdk package is mesasdk-x86_64-linux-20190503.tar.gz. So could you tell me how can i step through it and install mesa successfully?
> Hope to hear from you soon and thank you for any help in advance.
> Best Regards
> Chen
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