[Samba] How to mount a resource with non ascii chars??

Urban Widmark urban at teststation.com
Mon Aug 12 07:40:02 GMT 2002

On Fri, 9 Aug 2002, Michael Cuff wrote:

> However, mount -t smbfs -o 'username=Administrator,password=' 
> //äta /mnt/data1 always fails with ERRDOS ERRNosuchshare
> Smbmount versions 2.2.1 and 2.2.5 have the same behavior.
> I've tried adding iocharset=utf8 and various codepages.

The iocharset and codepage options are for smbfs use and not smbmount.
Does it help if you add this to your smb.conf:

	character set = ISO8859-1
	client code page = 850

(Yes, it's ugly that there are two settings for this ...)


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