[Samba] samba and very large files

Stefan G. Weichinger monitor at oops.co.at
Sun Jan 25 10:13:00 GMT 2004

Hello, Christopher,

Samstag, 24. Jänner 2004, 22:43 you wrote:

>> Yeah. As it has been discussed several times on this list, smbfs is
>> limited to 2GB. Please use cifs instead.
CL> Got it. So that is why I don't have a problem creating a share on the
CL> Gentoo systems, mapping a drive on the Windows machines to the Gentoo
CL> system and copying the files that way?

You mean, you want to export a file on the Gentoo-System via Samba and
copy files onto that share?

Yes, this should work out fine.

>> Also smbfs is NOT part of the Samba suite but part of the linux
>> kernel.

CL> Learn something every day :)

That's right. Go on with it ;)

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

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