[Samba] filename conversion from samba 2.x to 3.0beta

robowarp at gmx.de robowarp at gmx.de
Tue Jun 24 15:45:29 GMT 2003

> Hello,
> i upgraded a samba 2.x box to 3.0beta1. now users are unable to access
> filenames which contain german umlauts.
> e.g. filename Römer is cut down to R
> umlauts work fine when the filename is create by the samba 3.0 box.
> does anybody know how to convert old style filenames to the new charset
> ? i know that there is a "conversion" script in the samba howto, but
> unfortunately it works with find and find makes Rmer out of Römer :(
> , so this script doesn't work.
> what was the old style default encoding and what is used in samba 3.0 ?
> thx
> Holger Brueckner
> net-labs Systemhaus GmbH
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on suse you have to install a package called glibc locale
after install you have to setup the right parm in smb.conf
then it work but sorry i have my conf not here yet, i will post it later

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