[Samba] samba: problem in copying directories with many files

Bob Crandell bob at assuredcomp.com
Fri Jan 9 16:58:45 GMT 2004


This problem is really bad in Win98.  I would have thought MS would have that fixed
in WinXP.  Try "XCOPY Source: Destination: /R /I /C /H /K /E /Y" from the DOS prompt

I hope this helps.

Suresh Narayanan (sureshn at aps.anl.gov) wrote:
>We have setup samba share between XP and Redhat 8.0. We usually deal
>with copying directories with 1000 files over samba share. When we copy,
>we always find that few files are randomly skipped in copying and one
>has to copy few times to get all the files.
>Is this a known problem and is there any fix for this?

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