Windows explorer does not display free space correctly if more than few hundred TB
realrichardsharpe at gmail.com
Wed May 14 02:54:34 MDT 2014
On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 1:29 AM, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 04:37:53AM -0700, Richard Sharpe wrote:
>> On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 2:54 AM, Richard Sharpe
>> <realrichardsharpe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi folks,
>> > We are seeing some interesting behavior when there is lots of free space.
>> > Windows explorer does not display the free space when there is more
>> > than a few hundred TB (although we do not exactly when this starts, we
>> > know it hits with 900TB.)
>> > It does not seem to occur with the command prompt. It seems to happen
>> > with Windows 7, Server 2008 and Windows 8 and Server 2012.
>> > Has anyone seen this.
>> This shows the output from the dir command:
>> Volume in drive Z is dept
>> Volume Serial Number is 7DA6-7404
>> Directory of Z:\
>> 06/15/2013 02:24 AM <DIR> .
>> 06/27/2013 01:48 AM <DIR> ..
>> 01/17/2014 11:01 PM <DIR> SW
>> 03/18/2014 09:42 PM <DIR> QA
>> 0 File(s) 0 bytes
>> 4 Dir(s) 1,009,809,938,155,520 bytes free
> Hmmm. I think that's why we have the 'dfree command'
> option in smb.conf so we can lie here when we need
> to :-).
Do you mean max disk size?
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