2G file limit

Jeremy Allison jeremy at valinux.com
Mon Dec 11 17:23:29 GMT 2000

"Deas, Jim" wrote:
> I have just completed a compile and install of Samba 2.2.0-alpha1a on the
> Linux 2.4.0-Test11 core.
> This was done as a check of large file transfer needs.
> Where the linux core can now handle file sizes (using ext2 file system) that
> are larger that 2G. Samba still has problems.
> I have found that Samba will not pass file information for files larger than
> 2G to the remote server (A NT4.0 sp3 system). They just
> do not exist at the remote site.
> Files to be transferred from the NT box the Linux that are in excess of 2G
> create an error on the NT box of type (:Access is denied)
> This is a change from the last stable version of Samba that gave a cryptic
> message of past end if file when trying to transfer large files.

Ok - the last time this was tested everything was working

Can you give more information as to your config parameters,
output from the configure etc. etc.

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