[Samba] extending files slow on FAT filesystems

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Sep 4 19:05:13 GMT 2006

On Mon, Sep 04, 2006 at 08:40:55PM +0200, Mattias Rönnblom wrote:
> Is that a "no"? :-)

It's a "not our code" problem.

> I agree the VFAT solution is the right way of fixing it, but I could
> live with workarounds as well. Pre-allocating space before writing is
> not strictly necessary, as far as I can tell.

There is no workaround possible from Samba. We're *NOT*
pre-allocating, the driver is. That's where the fix must


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