[Samba] 3.0.21c and big wmv or mpg files

Thomas Bork tombork at web.de
Thu Apr 6 19:10:44 GMT 2006

Jeremy Allison wrote:

> Well you know what "strict allocate" does, right ? It causes the space
> for the file to be allocated on disk once the "set fil allocation" is
> set from the Windows client. If the client then writes this data it'll
> write everything twice. Why are you setting this ? You should not need
> to set this in production unless you have some very specific needs.

The official documentation says:

"Setting this to yes can help Samba return out of quota messages on 
systems that are restricting the disk quota of users."

This is suggesting me, that

strict allocate = yes

is the recommended setting for systems with quotas. That seems not the 

der tom

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