Rashkae rashkae at tigershaunt.com
Thu Dec 18 14:26:24 GMT 2003

The smbfs File System is part of the Linux Kernel, and not Samba.  It
likely has trouble with Large files.  There are patches and what not
to get around this but they are not supported by Samba.  Try using the
samba tools (smbclient or smbtar) and see if that works.

On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 02:38:22PM +0100, Hugues Metayer wrote:
> Hi
> I have a pb with large file on a RedHat 9/Reiseifs/Samba 3.0.1 server
> My linux server will be use for backup Oracle databases.
> There is files of 4 Gb but, when I connect to the Oracle 9i server
> I see files of 16 E.
> I have search in thousand threads in the forum, but it's still very 
> confusing for me.
> - when doing ./configure samba indicate check for LFS -- yes
> - I connect to the win2k Oracle server with     mount -t smbfs -o 
> username=xxxxxx //pluton/9I /bidon
> where /bidon is a 100 Gb reiserfs partition (I generated 10Gb file with 
> dd on this partition with no problem).
> ------>>>>>     Can someone post here a really clear (ultimate?) HowTo 
> for configuring (patching ?) LFS.      <<<<<----------
> I saw a lot of messages requesting help on this subject, with no really 
> workable response (for me), perhaps a samba team developper can drop 
> some words here about this recurent demand.
> Thanks for any help
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