R: [Samba] smbtar

Stefano Del Negro s.delnegro at procaffe.it
Thu Jul 31 10:28:13 GMT 2003

Actually I'm using the following versions:

smbd -V output: "Version 2.2.1a"
nmbd -V output: "Version 2.2.1a"

-----Messaggio originale-----
Da: Mark Cooke [mailto:mpc at star.sr.bham.ac.uk]
Inviato: giovedì 31 luglio 2003 12.14
A: Stefano Del Negro
Oggetto: Re: [Samba] smbtar

Samba not liking the accented 'i' character ?

Just a guess,

Warning - don't try the 3.0beta3, smbtar is totally broken.


On Thu, 2003-07-31 at 11:05, Stefano Del Negro wrote:
> dear smb's experts,
> I have a trouble with smbtar.
> I'll try to explain it simply. (I read SAMBA docs and looked for
> informations on the web, but i didn't found the answer...)
> I have a IBM X220 + RedHat 7.2.
> One of the activity assigned to this server is to backup users' directory
> with smbtar.
> The problem I have is with PC that run WIN2000 (NTFS).
> When i run smbtar on PC with WIN2000-NTFS, if users have directory or files
> with special characters, like caffè , colibrì etc., I see the following
> error (data are not saved):
> smbtar -s pc-stefano -x procaffe -u user -p password -t
> /home/profiles/m.levis/prova.tar -v
> server    is pc-stefano
> share     is procaffe\\
> tar args  is
> tape      is /home/profiles/m.levis/prova.tar
> blocksize is
> added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
> tarmode is now full, system, hidden, noreset, verbose
> Got a positive name query response from ( )
> Domain=[EDP] OS=[Windows 5.0] Server=[Windows 2000 LAN Manager]
>      51200 (  684.9 kb/s) \attivita_edp.doc
> ERRDOS - ERRbadfile (File not found.) opening remote file \Conti ricavì.doc
> (\)
> tar: dumped 1 files and directories
> Total bytes written: 51712
> with other clients using WIN95/98 I have no problems.
> Thanks for your help
> Stefano
Mark Cooke <mpc at star.sr.bham.ac.uk>

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