[Samba] OSX file creation problems

Daniel Davidson danield at igb.uiuc.edu
Fri Aug 18 16:57:33 GMT 2006

I was finally able to fix my problem yesterday.  It seemed that OSX was
assuming that my block size 1024 where it was actually 4096.  I put in

block size = 4096

on the share and that fixed it.  It now shows as a 4.92TB size on 10.3.9


On Fri, 2006-08-18 at 09:37 +0200, Wagener, Harald wrote:
> Am 17.08.2006 23:42 Uhr schrieb "Daniel Davidson" <danield at igb.uiuc.edu>:
> > I have done some digging and found out more.  The problem seems to be
> > that OS X is reporting the 5TB drive as 1TB and since there is over 1TB
> > on the drive, it shows as full.  Does anyone know of a work around for
> > this?
> Upgrade to 10.4.x - IIRC, 10.3.x does use 32bit offsets for filesystem type,
> which implies a 4TB maximum size.
> We have 10.4.x users accessing a 4.4TB store here, which reports storage
> size fine.
> Be advised though, that Apple is shipping an ancient self-hacked release of
> Samba (3.0.10), and all sorts of breakage may be due to this.
> Regards,
>     Harald

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