[Samba] samba and very large files

Stefan G. Weichinger monitor at oops.co.at
Sat Jan 24 21:02:13 GMT 2004

Hello, Christopher,

you wrote:

CL> Map to Windows Machine from the Gentoo System (See something wrong?)
CL> mount -t smbfs -o username=administrator,password=xxxxxxx //boxster/d$
CL> /test

Yeah. As it has been discussed several times on this list, smbfs is
limited to 2GB. Please use cifs instead.

Lookup http://us1.samba.org/samba/Linux_CIFS_client.html for details
on how to patch your kernel ...

Also smbfs is NOT part of the Samba suite but part of the linux

best regards,
Stefan G. Weichinger
mailto:monitor at oops.co.at

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