DOS filenames mangled - HELP please -DONE!
R.J. 'Red' Clanton, P.E.
redman1 at gte.net
Mon Jul 24 18:54:10 GMT 2000
After setting "mangle case = no" and restarting samba
then the Win98 stations all maped the DOS names as short 8.3
without any other actions (ie. I did not have to recopy the files.)
Don't you love it when it works..
----- Original Message -----
From: R.J. 'Red' Clanton, P.E. <redman1 at gte.net>
To: <samba-technical at samba.org>
Cc: Christopher R. Hertel <crh at nts.umn.edu>
Sent: Monday, July 24, 2000 10:26 AM
Subject: Fw: DOS filenames mangled - HELP please
> This old dos program looks at the short dos name on the left not the
> windows long name on the right. Yesterday in the book Samba Unleashed
> by Steve Litt et al., I found the an example using "mangle case = yes"
> referred to the name mapping from long names to 8.3 format.
> Is this the one parameter that needs to change?
> THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME AND ATTENTION!!
> > I sincerely do not understand your description of the problem. What I
> > see appears to list both the short and long names, so the DOS program
> > should be able to access the file. Could you clarify?
> > Chris -)-----
> > [Charset iso-8859-1 unsupported, filtering to ASCII...]
> > > This isn't romantic but it is needed. Please Help.
> > > It is fast and stable BUT when using an old DOS program we found
> > > from a Win98E2 machine in a DOS window the command DIR :
> > > Volume in drive R is R
> > > Directory of R:\AA\SUNLAKE\Crd
> > > . <DIR> 07-20-00 11:06a .
> > > .. <DIR> 07-20-00 11:02a ..
> > > SL99-~#5 CRD 1,024 03-09-99 11:03a SL99-1.CRD
> > > SL99-~W8 IDX 2,048 03-09-99 11:03a SL99-1.IDX
> > > 2 file(s) 3,072 bytes
> > > 2 dir(s) 7,615.00 MB free
> > > The old DOS program needs the short name.
> > >
> > > Here is the smb.conf file:
> > > # /etc/smb.conf for RedMan Server Lx1
> > > #============================ Share Definitions =====
> > > # the public open partition for drawing data base.
> > > [R]
> > > comment = RedMan drive R
> > > path = /home/rdata/R
> > > public = yes
> > > read only = no
> > > guest ok = yes
> > > case sensitive = no
> > > mangle case = yes
> > > preserve case = yes
> > > browseable = yes
> > > writable = yes
> > > printable = no
> > > map archive = yes
> > > map hidden = yes
> > > map system = yes
> > > create mask = 0777
> > > directory mask = 0777
> > > # end
> > --
> > Christopher R. Hertel -)----- University of Minnesota
> > crh at nts.umn.edu Networking and Telecommunications Services
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