[Samba] samba server file read size limit of 64MB for HDF files

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Apr 12 08:32:32 MDT 2010

On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 10:08:25AM -0400, Kevin Taylor wrote:
> Just to add a little info, we found that Windows XP has
> some sort of internal read buffer of around 67,076,095
> bytes. There's a couple of references to a number like
> that on the internet.
> However, a windows 2008 server share seems to ignore, or
> account for that buffer and handles the reads properly,
> but a Samba share does not.

Can you be a bit more specific in what exactly this internal
read buffer is about, and how Samba does things wrong? Do
you have any kind of reference about this?



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