Re: 4GB file size limit on SMBFS

From: Matti Aarnio (
Date: Wed Dec 12 2001 - 08:44:50 EST

On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 02:22:15PM +0100, Petr Titera wrote:
> Hello,
> I tested patches from Urban Wildmark to give SMBFS LFS support and
> found, that limit on file size has only moved from 2GB to 4GB.
> Is this expected behaviour?

  It is a possible behaviour.
  There are no public official documents about how M$ has extended the SMB
  protocol in various systems. Apparently there are discrepancies even
  within M$ about how to do those extensions, thus newer M$ systems have
  more and more tests and work-arounds to handle various extensions.

> Petr Titera

/Matti Aarnio
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