[Samba] Files mysteriously are limited around 2GB
rashkae at tigershaunt.com
Fri Nov 24 19:25:10 GMT 2006
On Fri, Nov 24, 2006 at 01:15:31PM -0500, Michael Lueck wrote:
> All technologies involved I have well tested, just that I have not
> assembled them together in this combination before WITH THE EXCEPTION OF
> Debian Sarge OS
> Kernel 2.6.12-1-k7
> Samba from samba.org 3.0.23d
> Backing up to a USB2 attached 500GB drive, formatted NTFS, on Win2K SP4.
> Mount the share using SMBFS, then proceed to backup using XFSDump as I run
> on XFS FS.
No mystery here. smbfs is depricated and limited to 2GB. (And, btw, part of the Linux kernel, not Samba). Use cifs instead.
mount -t cifs //host/share /mnt/point -o username=user, uid=localuser
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