Error while copying/moving large files to cifs share, EIO returned to userspace and STATUS_INSUFFICIENT_RESOURCES sent from server

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  • Unable to copy large files to cifs share.
# cp   test.out /cifs
cp: failed to close './cifs/test.out': Input/output error


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (cifs client)
    • seen on kernel-3.10.0-1062.el7.x86_64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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