Volume ID

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Jan 15 14:44:14 GMT 2007

On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 02:27:37PM -0000, Boyce, Nick wrote:
> Just out of interest, how would we replicate a Windows-originating
> volume serial number shown like this :
> U:\>dir c:
>  Volume in drive C is DRIVE_C
>  Volume Serial Number is 02E2-241B
>  Directory of C:\
> [...]
> in the stated format :
> VL> You have to put in the volume id as a decimal value
> Is it just a matter of doing a straight hex-to-dec numeric conversion
> (and ignoring the hyphen) ?
> i.e. would the above VSN become "48374811" in smb.conf ?

Yep. As I would assume that this is not the most popular
version I thought adding a hex-scanner would be a bit


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