Samba 2.0.6 - Windows only sees 2GB on shares?

David W. Chapman Jr. dwcjr at
Wed Feb 7 00:00:40 GMT 2001

Yes I noticed this in win95 machines, my win98se machine however doesn't
have this problem, is the machine in question running the first edition of

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kourosh Ghassemieh" <kourosh at>
To: <samba at>
Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2001 5:56 PM
Subject: Re: Samba 2.0.6 - Windows only sees 2GB on shares?

> 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.

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