Do I need to install Japanese Linux?

ODAGIRI Koji odagiri at
Thu Jul 11 18:55:26 GMT 2002

On Thu, 11 Jul 2002 04:18:11 -0400
"Lee" <leeyc at> wrote:

> Hi there,
> Sorry I don't understand Japanese language, so I write this message in English.
> I got the Japanese Samba 2.2.4, and installed it on Redhat Linux(English
> version) with kernel 2.4.18. Now I found a problem, some shares which
> name has Japanese character like xx5c(Shift-JIS code) cannot be
> accessed by the Japanese Windows client, is it a known problem? 
> how can I solve this issue? 

You must write following parameters to smb.conf for Japanese.

	coding system = euc
	client code page = 932

You can also set following alternative to "euc".

	coding system = utf-8

> do I need to install a Japanese Linux, then install the Japanese Samba?

No,you don't.
> Thank you for your help,
> Lee

odagiri at

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