[Samba] Disk size on share with multiple partitions

Volker Lendecke vl at samba.org
Tue Nov 15 12:00:24 UTC 2016

On Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 12:25:32PM +0100, Jochen Eggemann via samba wrote:
> Hi list,
> I am exporting share which has a small base partition into which several
> much larger partitions are mounted. Which are used by different user groups.
> My problem is, that windows takes the size of the base partition to be the
> size of the whole share.
> If I try to copy anything larger than the base partion into a partition that
> is actually larger Windows reports insuffient disk size for the copy
> operation and quits. I can copy when I use chunks under the size of the base
> partition.
> Is there any possibiity to overcome that problem, or do I have to make 1
> large partion and use quotas.

Use the "dfree command" and "dfree cache time" to accumulate the


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