[Samba] Errors with large files

Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk roy at karlsbakk.net
Thu Feb 28 05:48:06 GMT 2002

> Which client are you using?


> smbfs ("smbmount") has a 2G limit unless you patch the kernel and samba.

ok? what kernel patches are those?

> I believe smbclient does not use the "ReadX" SMBs and thus have a 4G
> limit (or 2 if there is some signedness involved).

as I said, I can serve files up to 4GB, but smbfs can't copy anything
larger than 2GB

> > I'm running 2.2.1a
> I believe 2.2.3 has some fixes for large files on the server side.


Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk, Datavaktmester

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