[Samba] Can Samba export 2TB+ filesystems?

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Oct 27 18:13:51 GMT 2003

On Mon, 27 Oct 2003, Greg Freemyer wrote:

> Does Samba have any max filesytem limitations.
> In particular can both 2.2.8 and 3.0 support 2TB+ filesystems.

Samba is limited by the underlying OS alone. Samba places no limits on the
size of a file system.

> For now, I am thinking of 6TB max, so I don't need to know about
> Petabytes or Exabytes.
> The other side of the question, is can Win9x, Win2K, etc. work with
> filesystems over 2 TB.

Yes. They just report a strange storage capacity.

> If the above is in a FAQ somewhere, a url would be great.
> Greg

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

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