Question File is too large for destination file system

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  1. AshenWolf
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    Hi guys, so, I'm transferring NSPs from my PC to my Switch SD Card (128GB Fat32). It was working fine until I transferred Ys VII which is 14GB. An error popped up saying File size is too large for destination filesystem. I still have 73GB of free storage. What should I do? Thanks in advance
     
  2. Shadow#1

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    Fat32 has 4GB file limit
     
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    Either use exFAT which is not recommended or better install these games over USB.
     
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    Oh I see. Thanks. Any workarounds, then?
    How to install games over USB? Is it Goldtree?
     
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    Yes, if you use Goldleaf on your switch to install NSPs, simply use Goldtree on your computer.
     
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    Does it matter ?
    Yes you can use Goldtree to install games via USB
    Edit : Too late ^^
     
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    Thank you guys. I never made Goldtree work on my side. It just crashes. I'll retry using Goldtree later.
     
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    Does it matter ?
    I never used used goldtree and still use the "old and ugly" tinfoil with a python script on PC to install NSPs but it does the job
     
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  10. linuxares

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    I recommend you use NS-USBloader and then install with Goldleaf or OG Tinfoil USB fix 2.
     
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    I'll keep those in mind. Thank you very much :D
     
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    Goldleaf only supports installing one game over USB at a time. I suggest using http://tinfoil.io instead with nut server.
     
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    I have 9 exFat Sd cards filled with XCI's and NSP's. Never had a single issue at all.

    Emulation card is fat32 but I literally never had or heard of anyone having issues with exFat with QUALITY cards using XCI's or NSP's.

    Just use exFat
     
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    He already was given a solution that works with Fat32. There's zero reason for him to switch to Exfat.
     
  15. mickthestud

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    Don’t believe what you hear exfat is completely fine

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    Don’t believe what you hear exfat is completely fine
     
  16. Hayato213

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    Exfat works fine but it is more corruption prone that all.
     
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    I've heard this time and time again from reputable people and sources, so I imagine that it is true; however for my needs with games it works fine. I have a dedicated Fat32 formatted SD card for homebrew purposes, since I've heard it's better for that setup
     
  18. Hayato213

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    Yea for regular gaming it is fine, but if you want to do homebrew stuff you want stick to FAT32.
     
  19. naddel81

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    Nsusbloader and tinfoil (og) gets the job done. Even batch installs.
    Goldtree crashes for me. Very unreliable in its current form.

    Gesendet von meinem Redmi Note 4 mit Tapatalk
     
  20. AshenWolf
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    Gave Goldtree a retry. I still cant make it to work so I moved to NS-USBLoader and it worked :D
     
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