[Samba] large file handling problems in 2.2.7a

Urban Widmark urban at teststation.com
Thu Jan 2 12:55:16 GMT 2003

On Tue, 24 Dec 2002, Carey Jung wrote:

> Hi,
> The release notes say 2.2.7a fixes some large file handling problems in
> smbclient, but I think not all.  I'm seeing the following problems still:
> - large files in mounted filesystems (smbmount) report incorrect file sizes
> with Unix 'ls' and hence copy incompletely from an smbfs filesystem to an
> ext3 filesystem.

That has nothing to do with smbclient.

You need a kernel patch to make smbfs use better read/write SMBs and a
tiny smbmount patch to make it negotiate properly.

See: http://www.hojdpunkten.ac.se/054/samba/index.html

That should fix ls, cp, tar etc. Can't answer for smbclient though.


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