[Samba] Question: Are Samba 2.2.7 (AIX build) + > 2GB file transfers from Win2K supported?

Jon Seymour jon.seymour at acm.org
Tue Oct 7 11:22:15 GMT 2003

Is there a known limitation with large (> 2GB) files across samba CIFS 
connections to an AIX samba server?

My environment:

    AIX 5.1
    Samba 2.2.7 (from IBM's AIX Toolbox for Linux Applications)

    Windows 2000 (SP4)


Both the AIX and Windows file systems support large files (tested to a 
size of 12GB). An ftp of a 6.3GB file between both machines works [once 
ulimit is adjusted is to relieve the default 2GB soft limit on file 
size.] However when a file copy is attempted using an AIX share mounted 
on a Windows 2000 client, the copy fails at the 2GB mark.



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