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How to open/read a file of larges size = 120 GB

Posted on 2011-09-13
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I have an error log file, which has size of 120 GB. I am unable to open in Notepad or notepad++.
Or is there any editor to do this.
Or is there any wayout to solve this problem.
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by:Shanmuga Sundaram
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why dont you try splitting the large file into smalles ones and open. there are many free tools available to split large text files.
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hello.
use this one http://www.hjsplit.org/
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and take this as an advice.
that large log files dont serve any purpose...
please feed back
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Also, there are editor/viewers available that only load a small portion of the file and display it, like e.g. http://www.swiftgear.com/ltfviewer/features.html (viewer only) - if it's a log file, I assume editing isn't the issue, but rather viewing, so this should suffice ...
Also, "grep"ping certain lines from it (if you know what you are looking for) is also an option ...
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Thanks & kind Regards
Sanjay
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ok
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