Samba and overcoming the 2 Gig file size limitation
Posted on 2004-04-20
I am downloading a compressed file, decompressing it using gunzip, and placing the decompressed file on a NTFS file system via SAMBA (v3.0). The problem is, once the file reaches the magical (and well documented in the news-groups) 2 Gig file size point, it stops. Needless to say, I am a little frustrated and need some help. I have tried CIFS (it mounts, but then freezes the box when any file operation is attempted), and USFW (Unix Services for Windows) to no avail.
Can someone please answer my simple question, is there a way around the 2 Gig file size limit with Samba/NTFS, or do I need to figure out a different solution?