"Unexpected network error" copying large files NT->Linux?

Oliver Six o.six at cahos.net
Thu Sep 27 01:40:02 GMT 2001

Brian.P.Kasper at aero.org wrote on 26.09.01 23:05:28:

>Folks --
>I've read the FAQ at samba.org/samba/docs/FAQ, I've
>searched the mailing list archives for "unexpected
>network error", I've searched Google for "samba
>unexpected network error", and been unable to find
>anything.  If there's another source of information
>that I should check, I'd greatly appreciate a pointer.
>I'm trying to copy files to Samba shares on a Red Hat
>Linux 7.0 box from a WinNT 4.0/sp6a box.  If I drag-n-
>drop files larger than 1,000,000 bytes from the WinNT
>hard drive to one of the Samba shares, I receive the
>error "Cannot copy <file>.  An unexpected network
>error occurred."
>I have updated the Linux box to samba-2.2.1a-20010711
>using samba-2.2.1a-20010711rh70.i386.rpm from
>Before the update, I was using the latest Red Hat-
>approved RPMs, which are v2.0.10.  With this version
>of Samba running, the error message I saw said something
>like "Unable to copy <file>.  End of file reached."
>I have some users who need to back up gigabyte-size
>tar files, and this bug is preventing them from doing
>so.  I'd really appreciate any advice anyone can offer.
>Thanks in advance for your time ....
>-Brian Kasper
> kasper at aero.org
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Hi Brian,

this seems to be a bug in windows explorer. Try to copy the files in a 
command window. 

Ciao Oliver
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