samba and large files (>2GB)

Peter Samuelson peter at
Mon Aug 28 02:36:36 GMT 2000

[Eric Mah <emah at>]
> I'm running the 2.0.7 samba server on linux with kernel 2.2.16.  I'm
> using an ext2 filesystem with the large file support patches.  I seem
> to be having trouble copying files larger than 2 GB from/to an NT
> machine to/from my linux box.  Does samba have a 2GB limit under
> Linux?

Does your libc support the large file syscalls?

Did you compile Samba yourself, using this libc?

If both answers are yes, and it still doesn't work, it's a Samba
problem that should be investigated.  Because it *should* work.


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