[Samba] lfs 2GB limit for samba-3.0.0beta2-1.i386.rpm

Vizitiu, Ciprian CVizitiu at gbif.org
Fri Jul 11 10:28:21 GMT 2003

> Re:  Below  I am using samba  samba-3.0.0beta2-1.i386.rpm
> I had previously been on the latest redhat version of samba 
> ... I need large file support... Do you know of a patch for 
> the newer sambas or do I have to go backwards? (see reference below)
> I have a samba-2.2.5-1.i386.rpm but then I have to patch the 
> kernel... redhat have some many kernel patches that this 
> would seem to pose a 
> constant maintenance
> issue. Is there a smart way around this?

AFAIK It's strictly a kernel issue not a samba issue. The kernel can not
handle files larger than 2G. At least not the "normal" one. Sometimes split
might help or, if you're using GNU tar, have a look at -M and the script
that gets called for this...

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