[Samba] 2GB limit in Samba?

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Jul 1 16:27:51 GMT 2003

On Tue, 1 Jul 2003, Vizitiu, Ciprian wrote:

> Hi.
> Is there such a limit to 2GB in samba 2.2.8a-1? I get a "File imit exceeded"
> when I try to tar or cp smth to a smbmount. On both machines I can
> successfully do dd if=/dev/zero and create a file of 3GB, I can also tar
> -cvf it but no cp to smb. RH8 if it matters...

This is a limit in your smbfs which is not part of samba but part of your
Linux kernel code. The new cifsfs that Steve French is working on should
fix that problem.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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