[Samba] Samba 2.2.7a Large File Corruption

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Jan 14 03:53:01 GMT 2003

On Mon, 13 Jan 2003, James John - jrjame wrote:

Are you using samba _or_ smbfs?

Samba's smbd will correctly handle large files so long as you have kernel
2.4.x _and_ your samba was compiled with this kernel.

smbfs may have problems with large files so please be specific about your
configuration and how you are using it.

- John T.

> I have been dealing with an issue for the last several weeks.  I have a
> large HP/Compaq Alpha server running 2.2.7a.  I have only recently installed
> this version to fix a problem of transferring files over 2 GB.  I am now
> having another problem where it seems that while it will send the file, it
> is corrupting it.  The file that it is corrupting is an output file from
> another process and the output size is between 5 GB and 6 GB.  Has anyone
> else experienced this and if so have you found anything that can be done.
> Thanks.
> John R. James, Jr.
> Unix Engineer
> Acxiom, Corporation
> 501-342-0455
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