3.0.0 smbmount and 64 bit filesystems?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Nov 11 06:46:06 GMT 2003

On Tue, 2003-11-11 at 16:47, David Wuertele wrote:
> I compiled samba-3.0.0 with "-D_LARGEFILE64_SOURCE" and
> "-D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64", but on filesystems mounted with smbmount, I
> still get negative file sizes when the actual file is larger than 2GB.
> Does SMBFS support large file sizes?  Do I need to do anything in the
> kernel to get large file support?

There are some experimental patches for smbfs, but the CIFS VFS
(http://www.samba.org/samba/Linux_CIFS_client.html) supports this
natively and is a much better option.

Andrew Bartlett

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Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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