[Samba] Strange File Size Issue (SMB Configuration ?)

Pallieter Koopmans PK at atQuest.nl
Fri Feb 27 18:31:08 GMT 2004

Our office server is running Debian 3.0r2 with Samba 2.2.3a-12.3.

Every user mounts his/her homedir as a mapped networkdrive, in which
there are
links to the common directories.

If we save a file from within a program (like photoshop, flash) on the
the size differs from the same file saved locally. When copied with FTP,
a filemanager or the windows explorer itself the size does not differ at

This problem only occurs when working on a WinXP workstation, not with

Also at home, where the configurations are the same (WinXP, Debian +
same versions), the problem does not exist.

All systems are without any viruses or firewalls.

I have experimented with configuration directives like:

- large readwritedefault: no, current: no
- read rawdefault: yes, current: yes
- write rawdefault: yes, current: yes
- nt smb supportdefault: yes, current: yes

Met vriendelijke groet,

Pallieter Koopmans

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