Samba file size limitation

Jeremy Allison jallison at
Tue Sep 28 16:41:31 GMT 1999

Bonnie Stiewing wrote:
>  I am running Samba 1.9.16 on an HPUX system with my filesystems set to
> largefiles.  My issue is, I believe Samba has a 2gb file size limitation.
> This over 2gb file does not appear to the NT client, it actually disapears
> when the file hits 2gb.  Has anyone run into this before and if so what did
> you do to resolve this.
>     Any input would be greatly appreciated, and I will summerize.

In order to get large file support on HPUX you need to
upgrade to Samba 2.0.5a which deals correctly with
64 bit files.


	Jeremy Allison,
	Samba Team.

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