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How can my mac's computers see an NT volume bigger than 2GB?

When I create a volume larger than 2 GB, NT 4.0 say that some macintosh clients may not function correctly. And that is true because my macintosh can just see 2 GB from a 14.7 GB partition.

Someone know where can I download a file to patch that. Or a way to solve it.
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zucos
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rbrCommented:
You need at least SP 4 for NT and MAC OS 8.6 for MAC.
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weedCommented:
Use FTP instead of appletalk
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CyberGregCommented:
The purposed answer does not solve your problem.
:(

I have NT 4.0 w/SP6 and OS 9 and still have the 2GB limitation.

I don't know if there is ANY resolution to this limitation. I'll dig around a little.

:)
CG
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derek_yeungCommented:
Here, Zucos... this should help you:

Macintosh Sees Incorrect File Size when Volume is Over 2 GB

  The information in this article applies to:

       Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server version 3.1
       Microsoft Windows NT Server versions 3.5, 3.51, 4.0

  When copying a file from a Macintosh client to a Windows NT Advanced Server Macintosh volume that is larger than two gigabytes (GB) in size, the file size is displayed incorrectly.

  For example, a 12 KB file will appear as 11,176 bytes because of the difference in disk formats) on the Windows NT computer and -1,721 bytes on the Macintosh computer.

  This problem is caused by the Macintosh Finder. The Macintosh Finder was designed to handle volumes less than 2 GB and assume that the free volume space plus the used volume space equals the total volume size. Because of this,  Windows NT Advanced Server reports file information to Macintosh clients through a filter. The filter reports that the total volume size and the free space on the volume are 2 GB if either is larger than 2 GB. In the case of the problem above, Finder attempts to reconcile and report the file size information based on the assumption that the total volume size is 2 GB + 12 KB.
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johnny99Commented:
I certainly thought the 2GB thing went away with System 8.

What system version are your Macs?

This certainly doesn't happen at work, where we have lots of happy Mac Clients using an NT server. I'll check it out tomorrow.
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ipierceCommented:
In my experience, the mac's say 2GB but they can actually access the full size of the drive.  The 2 GB is just a "typo".  This was with  Mac OS8.5 and 8.6, and NT4.0 service pack 3.
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KENMACDOCCommented:
WITH THE CURRENT IMPLEMENTAION THE MAC OS WILL ONLY READ PARTITIONS OFVER THE NET AT 2 GIG.  YOU COULD HAVE 20 MEG PARTITION SET FROM NT AND THE MAC WILL READ THE PROBLEM INCORETLY.

TO FIX USE MANLAN 4.1 PROTACALS ALL THE WATER WILL BECOME BLUE AGAIN.
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weedCommented:
SOMEONES KEYBOARD HAS A BROKEN CAPS LOCK KEY. AND THE CURRENT OS (9) SEES 4 GB NOT 2.
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