Disk size on my NT

Johan Meiring jjm at iname.com
Tue Feb 17 20:48:39 GMT 1998

I have sucessfully shared out a big drive (7.5GB) without any problems for
a long time to W95 and NT4.  (Was also sharing it out using netatalk, had
to make a mod to netatalk though)  Samba was 1.9.17.  Unfortunately the
linux box is no more, so I can not say what it will do using 1.9.18.


>Date: Sat, 14 Feb 1998 08:58:58 +0000 (GMT/BST)
>From: Peter Blake <ppb at baloo.tcp.co.uk>
>To: tmh at manbw.dk
>Subject: Re: Disk size on my NT
>Message-ID: <Pine.BSI.3.95.980214085520.6505A-100000 at ka.blake.org.uk>
>On Wed, 11 Feb 1998 tmh/Copenhagen at manbw.dk wrote:
>>      HI Samba Admin's
>>     I have a share called "archive". The disksize on the HP is 7GB, my
>>     3.51 and NT 4.0 says it's 4GB.
>>      Can anyone help me?
>W95 would report it as 2GBytes. It's a fundamental limitation of a 32-bit
>integer: unsigned = 4 GBytes, signed = 2 GBytes.
>You will have to partition the drive to make all of it useable by the M$
>products. I think it might be distinctly dodgy to use it as it is.
>Peter Blake
>ppb at hft.co.uk
>ppb at baloo.tcp.co.uk

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