Large file size issues with Samba client.
sfrench at us.ibm.com
Thu Jun 20 15:25:02 GMT 2002
FYI - The CIFS VFS handles large files and has been tested with RedHat 7.3
version of the kernel. It was a pain to test due to the lack of sparse
file support on the Linux side (I had not seen an equivalent to the sparse
flag on the Linux side - but it sure helps on the Windows side in creating
From: "Brett Simpson" <Simpsonb at hillsboroughcounty.org>
To: <samba-technical at lists.samba.org>
Subject: Large file size issues with Samba client.
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?
Viewed from Linux as a mount point to the Win2K.
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 18446744071777017513 May 15 18:25 =
Viewed from Windows 2000.
BOCC_20020515_450kbps_21480048.rm 2,307,064KB RealMedia File 5/15/2002 =
Senior Software Engineer
Linux Technology Center - IBM Austin
email: sfrench at us.ibm.com
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