[Samba] Windows interacting with SAMBA share

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Oct 21 22:35:07 GMT 2005

On Fri, Oct 21, 2005 at 03:29:50PM -0600, Jeremy Hatter - BIA wrote:
> Hi,
> My company has a Samba [3.0] share on a Debian Linux 3.0 [Kernel 2.6]
> machine and we are trying to copy a large file [>2GB] from a Windows
> machine to the Samba share.  When we try to do this, it only copies 2GB
> of the information.  We were previously having a similar issue when
> transfering a large file [>2GB] from Linux to a Windows share [mounted
> as smbfs], but fixed that with the 'lfs' option in the mount command.
> Does anyone know what settings need changed to allow the Samba share to
> accept large files from Windows?  I've searched the internet for a
> couple days now and haven't found a solution.  Thanks for your help.

Are you using cifsfs ? It should work with this solution, not smbfs.


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