file size limit smbmount

Urban Widmark urban at
Mon May 27 09:38:02 GMT 2002

On Mon, 27 May 2002 r.hatenboer at wrote:

> There is a limit of 2 GB when I copy a file (greater then 2 GB)  from an
> Ext3 file sytem to a mounted smb share with smbmount. I got the message
> "file size exceeded"

Upgrade your kernel to 2.4.18 and apply the 2.4.18 patches from this page:

Or upgrade to the latest 2.5.

You also need to get the negotiation patch from that page and apply that
to samba. Tested with 2.2.3a and I think it still works with 2.2.4.


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