[Samba] 2GB limit in Samba?

Vizitiu, Ciprian CVizitiu at gbif.org
Tue Jul 1 16:34:04 GMT 2003

> > 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.

Thanks everyone for answering this one; since there is no "clean" solution
I've resorted to -M in tar so problem "solved". :)

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