Max file size limit in Samba

John H Terpstra jht at
Mon Feb 17 21:12:34 GMT 2003

On Mon, 17 Feb 2003, mary manohar wrote:

> Hi
> I am using Samba on Linux.
> I noticed that I cannot create a file size of more than 2 GB.
> Is there a fix for this?

Update to Linux kernel 2.4.x and to a recent version of samba that has
been compiled on kernel 2.4.x.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at

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