Problem copying a large file

Robert Dahlem Robert.Dahlem at
Wed Feb 24 09:38:59 GMT 1999


On Wed, 24 Feb 1999 10:05:07 +1100, Kirk Patton wrote:

>I am testing samba Version 2.0.2.
>I am having a problem copying a large file ~370MB to the unix server.

>The file server is an Auspex OS ver. 1.9.2.  The samba server is solaris 2.5.1.  
>The client is NT 4.0 SP3.

>The problem is that when I try to copy the large file.  It dies with a permission
>error after having copied ~30% of the file.

>If I run smbclient, I can pull the file down without problems.

Is it possible you are running Samba with an ulimit?

Add something like this to a share definition - preferable not to the [homes] 

	preexec = sh -c "umlimit -a" >/tmp/mylimit

then connect to this share (remember: when already being connected you will have 
to disconnect the client before remounting to have smbd re-read smb.conf. Watch 
the output of smbstatus!).

Now interpret /tmp/mylimit's contents.

Hasta la vista,

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