[CentOS] 2 TB limit on a samba share

Steve Campbell campbell at cnpapers.com
Fri Nov 6 15:17:48 UTC 2009



Monty Shinn wrote:
> On 11/06/2009 09:04 AM, Steve Campbell wrote:
>   
>> I'm running a server with Centos 3 that I have set up a smbfs share to a 
>> Buffalo LinkStation. The LS has 4 drives configured with RAID 5. Each 
>> disk has 1 TB capacity, so the resulting drive is approximately 2.7 TB.
>>
>> When doing a df, the result shows 2 TB, and no used blocks. Is there 
>> some setting I can change so that Centos sees and uses all 2.7 TB or 
>> does Centos 3 not support this?
>>
>> Steve Campbell
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>
> Setting the blocksize did the trick for me.
>
> block size = 4096
>
> This goes in the "services" section, not global.
>
> i.e.:
>
> [xx-01]
>         comment = xx-01
>         path = /data-store
>         valid users = xx
>         read only = No
>         block size = 4096
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Monty
>
>
>   
I had googled and found something about that setting, but....

Where exactly is this set? What file is that set in?

Thanks for the fast reply.

steve



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