[Samba] Re: [Samba] How can I make the Norwegian chars ø:Ø valid???

Eirik Thorsnes eirik.thorsnes at fys.uib.no
Thu Aug 1 13:25:01 GMT 2002

Are you sure that this isn't a client (WinXP) issue?
I've seen the cent and yen signs for ø in DOS when the
*display* codepage is US, but keyboard is norwegian

Eirik Thorsnes

Odd-Ragnar Alfred Lydersen wrote:
> Hi I'm wondering if anyone could help me out with this problem that is
> really bugging me. I've set up samba alright, and it working perfect
> except for one little detail that I noticed the other day. I tried to
> copy a filname with the nowegian char *ø*, over to a samba share, then
> it turned into an *o*.
> I then checked out the other norwegian chars, and they're working ok.
> So I dont't understand when I've set these lines in the smb.conf
> character set = ISO8859-1
> client code = 850 // norwegian
> valid chars = æ:Æ ø:Ø ö:Ö å:Å ä:Ä
> why it's only the ø:Ø which isn't accepted.
> And yes I've got my linux kernel set to handle these chars, cos I've
> made some dirs on the shares form my linux shell to test it out, and
> then the ø, becomes a "Cent-sign", and the Ø, becomes a "Yen-sign", when
> I view them on my winXP system.

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