[Samba] Ceph samba size reporting troubles

Michael Wood esiotrot at gmail.com
Wed Oct 24 08:26:42 MDT 2012


On 24 October 2012 15:41, alphe salas michels <asalas at kepler.cl> wrote:
> Dear developement team,
> I want to share a massive storage  casted with Ceph by samba with windows
> workstations.
> All works well. My problem so is that in windows the ceph storage size
> statistics are wrong. Instead of seeing a 44TB hard drive I see a 176GB hard
> drive.
> Under linux that issue doesn't show. The size are properly reported.
> I investigated around and it seems that the problem belongs in the unability
> for windows
> to treat blocksize over 65k and by default the block size is 4K.
> Don't know how you can solve that issue but I really need to get that
> working right.

I don't know if this will help, but it might be worth a try.  There's
a "dfree command" option that specifies a command to run to get the
free disk space:


So if Windows doesn't like the block size, maybe you could lie about
the block size and then calculate the number of blocks based on the
fake block size.

There's also a "max disk size" option that may or may not make any difference:


> Thank in advance for your time and help.

Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>

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