[Samba] Re: [solved] encoding problem with samba 227 ad rh80

Thierry ITTY thierry.itty at besancon.org
Tue Mar 4 08:36:18 GMT 2003

all turns around the new red hat choice of i18n settings with utf8
i just couldn't have some consistent behaviour between windows/samba/linux

putting LANG=fr_FR (instead of fr_FR.UTF-8) in /etc/sysconfig/i18n solved
this problem
btw it also solved some others

may this help others too

A 10:39 25/02/2003, vous avez écrit :
>I'm using an OOTB RH80 with recent updates, and samba 227, french language
>when I access a samba share from a w98 box eveything works fine but with
>accented chars
>I just can't get the right filename under linux.
>whatever filename I use on w98, with accented chars, it works from the w98
>side (I get write and read files with their right filenames)
>but when I try to access those files from linux, accented chars are either
>transformed in question marks, or worse is some semi-graphic garbage which
>resembles to some little square overlapped by some character. It's obvious
>that it's a code-page/character-set problem, but I tried a lot of
>combinations and none gave me the right filenames
>I changed smb.conf "character set" and "client code page", kernel
>and so on, but I couldn't make it.
>I know it's possible because I have MDK 80 boxes with samba 227 which work
>fine. But in this case I need an RH80, and I think this is the problem !!!
>any help much appreciated
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