[Samba] File Size Limit - Why/How?

Lance Gropper streamscalelance at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 05:19:37 MDT 2009

Hello Jeremy:

I'll have to check - I don't know for sure, but I think the client has 16GB


On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 8:13 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 07:37:15PM -0700, Lance Gropper wrote:
> > Hello Jeremy:
> > Is it possible the problem could be due to low RAM in the Linux server?
> It
> > has 6GB RAM total, and each Raid volume takes about 1.1GB - only 3 are up
> at
> > the moment, so aside from the OS, 3.3GB of RAM is used...
> To be honest, this is more likely to be low RAM in the client
> reading the file (it's a Windows client, isn't it ?). I recall that
> Windows clients require a certain percentage of the file
> size to allocate for the oplock RAM cache (or some such
> thing - Windows client internals aren't my strong suit,
> except how they behave on the network).
> What is the client RAM size ?
> Jeremy.

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