Samba 2.0.6 - Windows only sees 2GB on shares?

Kourosh Ghassemieh kourosh at
Tue Feb 6 23:56:48 GMT 2001

It's a Windows 9X issue.  It doesn't report more than 2G.  All my
Windows 9X machines have this problem but I've never had trouble
using more than 2G, it just won't report it.  NT and 2000 report the
correct size.

At 04:38 PM 2/6/2001 -0700, Barry Treahy, Jr. wrote:
>I have 2.0.6 running on Linux 2.2.14 and when the Windows 98 system
>looks at the share, it only sees 2GB even though the share has 9GB.
>Is this a Windows 9X problem, a Samba limitation, or have I screwed up a
>configuration value somewhere?

Kourosh Ghassemieh
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