Re: 4GB file size limit on SMBFS

From: Ville Herva (
Date: Sat Dec 15 2001 - 16:31:34 EST

On Sat, Dec 15, 2001 at 10:02:00PM +0100, you [Urban Widmark] claimed:
> On Fri, 14 Dec 2001, Petr Titera wrote:
> The first patch was incomplete. It contained a calculation bug on the
> smbfs side limiting the possible offset to 32bits unsigned.
> New patch vs 2.4.16 (and others) available here:

BTW: the fsx test Dave Jones just pointed out pretty quickly fails on smbfs
on 2.4.8ac2 (mounting a share from NT4SP6a). I don't have anything never to
play with just now (1), but if you can't immediately reproduce it, I can
compile a newer kernel for the left over box and give it a longer whirl.

-- v --

(1) I have a 2.4.16/ia64 on the corner, but fsx fails on IA64 with any fs
    ("mmap: Invalid argument"). Smbfs seems to work on ia64 otherwise...
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