[Samba] 2gb limit & weird filenames
Bob Puff at NLE
bob at nleaudio.com
Tue Dec 10 21:32:45 GMT 2002
I just tried the example. Under a Mandrake 7.1 box running ext2, the file dies at 2gb. However, under Mandrake 8.2 and 9 with ext3, it DOES work (as in, there is no 2gb
So that being the case (that it's not the filesystem), why isn't Samba handling >2gb files?
andy thomas wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Dec 2002, David Brodbeck wrote:
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Bob Puff at NLE [mailto:bob at nleaudio.com]
> > > You sure about that? I'm pretty sure I've had >2gb files on
> > > my ext3 drives,
> > > 2.4.x kernel.
> > RedHat Linux 7.0 with all current RedHat bugfixes and glibc upgrades.
> > Custom-compiled 2.4.17 kernel with ext2/ext3 ACL patches. On an ext2
> > partition:
> > [root at bigbox /export]# dd if=/dev/zero of=test.temp bs=1k count=3000000
> > 3000000+0 records in
> > 3000000+0 records out
> > [root at bigbox /export]# ls -l test.temp
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 3072000000 Dec 10 11:06 test.temp
> > I think the ext2/ext3 2 gig limit is just a common misconception.
> The 2 GB limit definitely applies to ext2 (certainly on Slackware 8 or
> SuSE 7.3 platforms) and I thought the same would have applied to ext3 as
> it's an extension of ext2?
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