[Samba] Sambe max file size on RH9

Glen Starrett grstarrett at cox.net
Tue Apr 20 21:10:22 GMT 2004

Paul Gienger wrote:

> Glen Starrett wrote:
>> I'm getting a "max file size exceeded" when copying from knoppix 3.3. 
>> to RH9 over a samba share when the file gets to be >2G in size.    
>> This is samba 3.0.2a on server, 3.0.2-Debian on client.
> Are you using smbmount on one side (i.e. mount -t smbfs..... )?   The  
> smbmount program was supposedly using an old  samba codebase that 
> didn't yet go over 2GB.  I've had this problem writing to a Win2k box 
> from a RedHat 9 box running 2.2.8a before.
> If not using a mount point, by what method were you copying?
Yes, I'm using smbmount (via mount -t smbfs... as you indicated).  I'm 
not sure how else I would connect, "net use" isn't supported yet 
apparently.  Is there another app I should be using to connect?


Glen Starrett

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