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Uploading files in our app works fine until we hit one that's > 2GB.

error_log shows:

Invalid Content-Length
(-3)Unknown error: Error reading request entity data

I've rebuilt the latest apache 64bit with large file support and I still get this error. Any ideas?

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I'm having this problem too, and I'm using the latest Apache/PHP and CentOS 5.7 64-bit. PHP limits are set to above 4GB, but still cannot upload anything over 2GB?! –  Reado Jan 12 '12 at 17:15
    
How about disk space? You have enough? Post output from df -kh assuming you're on a linux/unix box. –  KM. Jun 30 '12 at 2:07

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The problem could also be on the client side. Some Webbrowsers do funny things with files bigger than 2GB. A good summary can be found here. Basically try first with a WebKit browser like Chrome or Safari. (These for sure are capable to send files bigger than 2GB correctly.)

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Neither Chrome nor Safari use Gecko. –  mgorven Jun 29 '12 at 23:51
    
Sure, I meant WebKit and did correct the answer... Sorry for the confusion. –  loomi Jul 3 '12 at 8:27

Try checking your .htaccess file. You can modify that to allow larger uploads.

The .htaccess file should look something like this :

php_value upload_max_filesize 20M
php_value post_max_size 20M
php_value max_execution_time 200
php_value max_input_time 200

Or you can also change this setting in your php.ini.

http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-unix-apache-increase-php-upload-limit/

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…assuming of course that the original poster is running PHP. Hey, @raoul, what are you running? –  MikeyB Mar 24 '11 at 17:22
    
ya. He said apache so I figured it would be PHP. –  Physikal Mar 24 '11 at 17:31
    
We don't use PHP, this is a Perl application. –  raoul Mar 25 '11 at 11:52
    
Anybody think of anything else? –  raoul Mar 30 '11 at 14:57

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