sbfs 4gb file limit

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Mon May 3 19:31:06 GMT 2004

On Sun, May 02, 2004 at 03:43:28PM -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> On Fri, 30 Apr 2004, Samba List wrote:
> >  I was using smbfs on one of our Freebsd servers to mount a 800 GB raid
> > of a win2k server with NTFS partition. Mounting seems to be great, but
> > when I try to copy a 18GB file from the freebsd server to the windows
> > server, strangely after 4GB it gives time out. Is there any fix for
> > this.
> Sorry. Samba has no direct connection with the smbfs 
> support in FreeBSD.

The FreeBSD smbfs was written by Boris Popov, and then picked up by Apple.  
Apple sends their updates and bugfixes to the community.  I don't know who 
currently maintains the smbfs itself.

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