3.0.0 smbmount and 64 bit filesystems?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Nov 11 21:42:27 GMT 2003

On Wed, 2003-11-12 at 00:45, Derrell.Lipman at unwireduniverse.com wrote:
> Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> writes:
> > On Tue, 2003-11-11 at 16:47, David Wuertele wrote:
> >> 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.
> But the CIFS client wont talk to older Windows versions (win98, win95), if I
> recall correctly.

Sure - but you don't use them as a server  (particularly for
multi-gigabyte files), do you ;-)

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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