Bug 110703 - 4GB file limit when copying to SMB shares
Summary: 4GB file limit when copying to SMB shares
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-vfs2-extras   
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Version: 1
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Alexander Larsson
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Reported: 2003-11-23 18:41 UTC by István Tóth
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-03-03 16:02:29 UTC
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Description István Tóth 2003-11-23 18:41:02 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4.1)

Description of problem:
The SMB VFS component corrupts 4GB+ files when copying to a WinXP share

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.have a directory shared from Windows XP for writing
2.open that share through nautilus with the smb:// syntax
2.copy a 4GB+ file there


Actual Results:  The transferred file was exactly 4GB on the windows
machine, and thus corrupted

Expected Results:  No corruption

Additional info:

The copy bar quickly went to 99%, and stayed there until the end of
the copy.

Comment 1 István Tóth 2003-11-23 19:55:46 UTC
I've tried to do the same with the kernel smbfs, it bombs out at 2GB
with an error message (as expected with unpatched 2.4) 

With smbclient, the copy was successful, and also felt much faster.

Comment 2 Alexander Larsson 2004-03-03 16:02:29 UTC
I verified that this works with fc2 latest gnome-vfs2 copying a
4736116602 byte file to a samba server. It worked fine.

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