Samba, vfat and new kernels: Anyone able to solve the problem?

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Tue Apr 17 17:15:25 GMT 2001

On Tue, 17 Apr 2001 05:36:29 Gianpaolo Cugola wrote:
> I used to share a vfat mounted partition with other collegues 
> through samba (2.0.7). Everything worked and still works fine 
> with kernel 2.2.18. With new kernels (2.4.3) I have
> problems in copying large files. Windows 98 clients 
> returns me a message saying I have no access rigths to perform 
> the operation. Everything works fine if: 
> - files are small (lessa than 100k)
> - or I use a windows 2k client
> - or the samba share is on a ext2 partition

You'll need to post a level 10 debug of the failure somewhere
via ftp before we can offer any advice.  

Cheers, jerry
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