SERIOUS BUG: loosing files if hard quota exceeded (or disk full (?))

Stefan Nehlsen stn at
Tue Feb 23 08:49:39 GMT 1999

> Stefan Nehlsen wrote:
> > If smbd is writing to a file and there is no more disk space available,
> > smbd reports an error to the client and the file is truncated.
> > I think this is normal unix behaviour, but it's not compatible to
> > windows users.
> 	What does Windows assume?   Certainly not that it can continue
> 	to write past the end of the disk (;-))
> 	When I overfill a floppy on my wife's machine, the last file present
> 	is the last one which fit...  is this what you're referring to?
> 	If so, and assuming identical clients, there may be a difference 
> 	in what NT reports to the client versis Samba... can you capture
> 	the differening netwrok sessions, perchance? If so, you'll
> 	probably want to mail them in as a bug report via
> --dave
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