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I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian with a Samba 3.6.6 server.

The config file:

  encrypt passwords = yes
  log level = 1
  max log size = 1000
  read only = no
  security = user
  browsable = yes
  read only = no
  create mask = 0777
  directory mask = 0777
  path = /mnt/a
  browsable = yes
  read only = no
  create mask = 0777
  directory mask = 0777
  path = /mnt/b

Under /mnt/a and /mnt/b I have mounted 2TB NTFS drives (sda1 and sda2). Everything works but when I map those in Windows 8 it doesn't display the capacity under them. Is there a way to change this?

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This sounds like an issue with Windows 8 and nothing to do with the Samba server. I have Server 2008R2, for example and can see the sizes of folders within the share just fine.

                              ss #1

If on the otherhand you mean that you're accessing the Samba server via Window Explorer like this \\sambaserver, and then expecting to see the properties dialog on the shares from this view show their size, this has never worked in any version of Samba I've ever used.

                              ss #2

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The folder files work just fine. The disk CAPACITY does not. I want to see how big the disk is and how much free space is on it. – Chumanista Jun 6 '14 at 13:22
If you map it as a drive letter does it work then? – slm Jun 6 '14 at 13:23
It does! Thanks! – Chumanista Jun 6 '14 at 14:44

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