long filenames

Dieter Speck d.speck at gmx.net
Sat Nov 25 02:35:16 GMT 2000

This must be it!

Thanks a lot!


At 02:05 25.11.00, you wrote:
>In samba digest, Vol 1 #199, Message 10, Dieter Speck <d.speck at gmx.net> wrote:
> > One windows machine is also used with linux, a few folders on a FAT 16
> > partition should be shared all the time regardless of the OS running. Under
> > linux, the partition is mounted through fstab and shared with samba.
> > However, other machines get dos-stylish short filen~1 only.
>Check which filetype you are using to mount your FAT 16 partition --
>the third field in your fstab file.  If you want long filename support
>you need to mount it as vfat -- not msdos.
>Lynn Danielson

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