[Samba] Problem with Share Size

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Feb 16 14:22:15 GMT 2007

On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 03:00:56PM +0100, Antoine Rocher wrote:
> I have a problem with samba : I can create files, but can't create directories.
> The server has many shares, on seperated disks.
> We consider two of them : one 2Tb share and one share with more than 7Tb.
> Samba configuration is good, and works on many other servers, and on this one except for the large share. Permissions are correctly setted up too.
> I can read/write files and directories on the first one, on the 2Tb one.
> I can read/write files, and read directories on the large one, but can't write directories.
> I get theses messages on the log (with level = 5) :
> ....
> [2007/02/12 11:13:47, 3] smbd/error.c:unix_error_packet(90)
>   unix_error_packet: error string = Aucun espace disponible sur le périphérique
> [2007/02/12 11:13:47, 3] smbd/error.c:error_packet(146)
>   error packet at smbd/trans2.c(2682) cmd=162 (SMBntcreateX) NT_STATUS_DISK_FULL
> It returns me an error saying my disk is full, but it's an empty one !

Can you attach to the smbd via strace -p <pid> just before you're
trying to create the directory and send in the trace. That way we
can see if the underlying OS is actually returning that error (looks
like it to me).


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