[Samba] File size limit?

David Brodbeck DavidB at mail.interclean.com
Thu May 29 19:41:24 GMT 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: djfogbr [mailto:djfogbr at terra.com.br]

> My problem is: when I try to mount an w2k share in this 
> machine using smbmount, I can't see big files correctly. I 
> suspect that the problem happens with files bigger then 2GB. 
> I have a file in the w2k machine that's 4GB size, and when I 
> mount the share in the linux machine, I see that file with 
> just about 360MB!

I don't think smbfs supports large files.  Someone can correct me if I'm
wrong.  It has nothing to do with what filesystem you're using on your Linux
system; it's a limitation of the smbfs driver.

Sharing large files *from* Linux is supported by Samba, though.

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