[Samba] Large files and file permissions

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Apr 14 14:58:25 MDT 2011

On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 03:11:21PM -0400, Ellis Golub wrote:
> I am currently running Samba 3.0.25rc1 in a Silicon Graphics Tezro under IRIX
> 6.5.30.  I was forced to upgrade to Samba 3 in order to connect with Windows 7.
> Prior to the upgrade, I could access the SGI machine running Samba 2 from
> Windows XP.  After upgrading to Samba 3, I am able to connect, have full access
> to all my files, and the only problem is that files on the share greater than
> ~20 Mb won't open or copy.  The attempt times out.
> In an attempt to overcome this problem, I installed Samba 3.5.8.  This version
> connects to my Windows 7 system, but I still can't access large files, and in
> addition, I have lost write access to the share.
> I then re-deployed Samba 3.0.25rc1 and reverted to the same behavior I had with
> this version before - I have full write access, but those large files still
> don't open.
> I would appreciate any ideas from the community to resove these puzzling
> problems.

Need more data, explicit details of "I still can't access large files"
means, and what happens when you ".. have lost write access to the share".

Debug logs.


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