[Samba] random file size % 2 Gigabytes

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Feb 24 03:51:57 GMT 2006

On Thu, Feb 23, 2006 at 01:54:18PM -0600, Brian Ford wrote:
> Running samba-3.0.20b-3.4 on a fully patched Suse Linux Enterprise Server
> 9:
> $ uname -a
> Linux server 2.6.5-7.244-smp #1 SMP Mon Dec 12 18:32:25 UTC 2005 x86_64
> x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> with a fully patched Windows XP Pro client, we occasionally see the size
> for large files (~350 Gigabytes in this case) reported by Windows explorer
> to be the real size modulo 2 Gigabytes.  When the size is reported
> incorrectly, accessing data at the end of the file is obviously not
> possible.  At other random times, the size is reported correctly and file
> access is also normal.

Can you reproduce this ? Can you get either a debug level 10 log of it
happening or an ethereal trace ? If so please log a bug at bugzilla.samba.org.



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