[Samba] 2 TB Limit and Windows XP Pro?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Oct 28 19:43:55 GMT 2005

On Fri, Oct 28, 2005 at 12:44:04PM -0400, AndyLiebman at aol.com wrote:
> Does anyone know if Windows XP Pro (Service Pack  2) will have difficulty 
> using a Samba share that is larger than 2 TB?  
> Windows seems to be able to read and write from a share that is larger  than 
> 2 TB -- for instance, Windows will tell me that a share is 4 TBs in size,  and 
> if I have 1.5 TBs stored on it, it will tell me that 2.5 TB are free. But as  
> soon as 2 TB of data have been written to the share, Windows reports that the 
>  share is full and won't write any more. 

Do you have a trace or log of this ? (Yes I will get to these traces, I'm
just drowning in stuff right now....). That would help.


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