[Samba] non-English filenames (one more attempt)
bulia at dr.com
Fri Oct 18 18:33:00 GMT 2002
Speaking of the low answer-to-question ratio, here's a question I posted a week ago but did not get a single answer. Please help me! Before posting, I've searched lots of docs (unsuccessfully), and the problem is critical for me.
I have a Win98 machine with Russian file names. As suggested in many
places, I put the following into smb.conf:
client code page = 866
character set = KOI8-R
preserve case = yes
short preserve case = yes
default case = upper
case sensitive = yes
Still, the filenames as viewed from Linux are unreadable (and files
are unaccessible). For example, the Russian name of the "My
documents" folder becomes "Н╚©
Я╚╛:03c0~:0393:03b4", a mix of wrong
characters and some hex codes preceded by ":".
The system is Mandrake 8.2. Everywhere else Cyrillic letters show up
fine, including a local fat32 partition, so this is not a problem
with Cyrillic support. I have tried samba 2.2.3a and then 2.2.5, but
the problem persists.
Just in case, here's the line from fstab:
//winbox/C /mnt/c smbfs uid=bulia,password=,user,defaults,fmask=0666
I tried to add iocharset=koi8-r to this fstab line (as I do for local fat32 partitions) but it didn't help.
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