James W. Beauchamp
jbeauchamp at gesinc.com
Wed Nov 8 15:55:59 GMT 2000
It sounds like you just need to tune the smb.conf parameters that pertain to
name mangling. My two cents worth..
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sergey Alexandrov" <serg at tv2.tomsk.su>
To: "David Bannon" <D.Bannon at latrobe.edu.au>
Cc: <samba-ntdom at samba.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 07, 2000 9:45 PM
Subject: Re: WfW troubles
> David Bannon <D.Bannon at latrobe.edu.au> said:
> > At 04:39 AM 08/11/2000 -0000, Sergey Alexandrov wrote:
> > >Hi, All !!!
> > >
> > >only one problem - with WfW workstation. Problem: WfW can see ONLY
> > >with EXACTLY 8.3 format, i.e. when name is 8 chars length and ext. is 3
> > chars.
> > Serg, what do you mean, it fails on a file name that is less than 8.3 ?
> > ie thisname.txt is ok but notthis.txt ?
> > If you mean that names longer than 8.3, then that was a WFW limitation !
> But some long names mangled correctly...
> > Do you really need to use WFW ??
> Yes, I's my big trouble, but I can't get away this station. :((
> Anyway, with Dec 1999 samba-2.1.0-prealpha this WS work correctly !!!!
> Best, Serg <serg at tv2.tomsk.su>
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