2nd post: [Samba] Changing codepage

Tom Dickson bombcar at bombcar.com
Sun Sep 7 17:52:21 GMT 2003

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That should work correctly.

But, you may wish to wait for Samba 3.0. which supports UTF-9 instead,
because you'll probably have to do the whole thing again.

- -Tom

Stefan G. Weichinger wrote:
| I repost this message because I havenŽt received any helpful answers
| yet:
| Hi, samba-users,
| IŽm running Samba 2.2.8a at my customerŽs site.
| Unfortunately it is set up with the default setting for the parameter
| "client code page" which is 437, while the files saved there contain
| german special characters.
| I would like to change the codepage to 850 and want to know how I can
| safely change over. My plan would be to move all the files from the
| samba-shares to a temporary-directory on a NT-box, then shut down
| Samba, set the codepage-parameter to 850, restart Samba and move the
| files back.
| Anything special to know or care about in this case??
| Thanx for your help.
| Stefan G. Weichinger
| mailto:monitor at oops.co.at
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