[Samba] 2GB Limit

andy thomas andy at ic.ac.uk
Wed Oct 2 16:10:03 GMT 2002

On Wed, 2 Oct 2002, Kristyan Osborne wrote:

> Hi,
> I've looked though the archives but i've only found stuff on smbfs.
> What is the deal with the 2GB limit. I have a NT box do a backup though windows backup to a samba share (samba 2.2.5 on SUSE 7.1 kernel 2.4.18). When it gets to 2GB it stops and won't go any further.
> Is this a problem with samba, windows or the kernel??.

No, its the Linux maximum file size limit. In fact, 2 GB is the limit
for most Unices.



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