Codepage 850 question

Robert Koruna robert.koruna at
Wed Apr 29 16:55:43 GMT 1998


I run samba very happily, but now I recognized problems with 
restoring files from a tape.

If I use certain german characters, like äöü (hope you can read 
them), it builds file this "Verkn\201pfung". I can use this files 
from the sambaclient, but I can't access or delete this files out of 
I used client codepage = 850

Now I found out, that if I use the options

character set = iso8859-1
valid characters = 228 196 246 214 252 220 223 183 126

it would work for me.
Problem is I can't even see the files I have build befor I used this 
two new options.
I have about 10 Gigs of files on my server, the half of it with this 
characters. So I don't want to change them by hand.
Any suggestions ???

Thanks a lot,


Robert Koruna <robert.koruna at>

TIWAG-Tiroler Wasserkraftwerke AG
Abteilung IT-UE
Eduard Wallnoefer-Platz-2
A 6010-Innsbruck

Tel.: +43 / (0)512 / 506 - 2772
Fax:  +43 / (0)512 / 506 - 2670

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