Large file size issues with Samba client.

Brett Simpson Simpsonb at
Thu Jun 20 12:28:02 GMT 2002

Thanks. I'll give that a try.

>>> Urban Widmark <urban at> 06/20/02 02:34PM >>>
On Thu, 20 Jun 2002, Brett Simpson wrote:

> I'm trying to access a Windows 2000 server share that has files > 2GB
> using the Samba client 2.2.3 that comes with Redhat 7.3. It lists the
> files as being many times larger than their actual size. I upgraded to
> the CVS version of Samba today and it still has the problem. Any ideas
> on how to work around this?

Apply the 2.4.18 kernel patches from: 

00 - 02 + the samba patch to make smbmount negotiate.

smbfs did not implement LFS before.


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