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Michael Honeyfield mike.honeyfield@x...
Tue Apr 5 16:15:19 NZST 2005


> I am running a machine with RH 7.1, samba-2.0.10
> 
> I moving some large files from a Windows XP machine to the large amount 
> of diskspace that is available ont he Linux machine.
> 
> Files that are larger than 4GB fail to copy.  Once the progress reaches 
> 4GB windows prompts you if you wish to overright the exisiting file.
> 
> I am already planning on installing a newer release on the linux box, 
> probably Fedora Code 3 (or 4, as It will probably be out by the time I 
> get around to it).
> 
> I would like to know if any of you have successfully copied files larger 
> than 4GB from a Windows machine to a recent build on samba.  I'm not 
> sure if it's Samba, Windows XP or the SMB protocol that is limited at 
> 4GB.  I realy don't care either, but I would like to know if this will 
> work, it might motivate me to upgrade a little faster ;-)
> 
> Anyone with FC3 able to confirm that this has worked.
> 

Possible some sort of file size limit.. not sure. 

Is it possible to setup a ftp server and copy them off? 

Mike




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