[Samba] DFS share: free space?
rob.townley at gmail.com
Mon Oct 21 11:01:22 MDT 2013
Win7 could be connecting to the smaller harddrive server and the other
machine is connecting to the server with the bigger hdd.
Right click on the share in Win7, click DFS tab, which server is active?
On Oct 21, 2013 9:04 AM, "Alexander Födisch" <foedisch at eva.mpg.de> wrote:
> Am 21.10.2013 15:59, schrieb Jonathan Buzzard:
>> On Mon, 2013-10-21 at 15:08 +0200, Alexander Födisch wrote:
>>> Yes, that was my idea too. But I don't have any idea how to calculate
>>> the free space on multiple shares...
>>> But we find out, that Windows 7 doesn't let you copy files larger than
>>> 50GB to the share, but other tools like
>>> Beyond Compare does.
>> The dfree command options can be specified on a per share basis. Though
>> you could write a short C program that took the provided path, called
>> getcwd to find the real path and then did a statfs. That would probably
>> The reason for the failure is because Windows 7 checks for the free
>> space on the disk before attempting the copy and if there is
>> insufficient free space it simply gives up before attempting the copy.
> Yes. Normally quite clever :-)
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