[Samba] Samba and non-ascii characters

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Feb 27 10:16:16 GMT 2004

On Fri, 2004-02-27 at 21:05, jurrie.overgoor at zonnet.nl wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I have a problem with smbmount. After I mount a certain share, I can not 
> view files with weird charaters in their name. This happends for example 
> with the copyright char.
> After searching with Google I still didn't find an answer. I guess it has 
> something to do with a 'charset' command, but I can't figure out wich one, 
> and what character table I should use...
> I'm using RedHat 9 and Samba 3.0.2a, and I connect to a Windows 2000 SBS 
> machine.

This is due to limitations in smbfs, not in Samba.  Try the CIFS VFS,
for better character set compatibility (due to unicode support).

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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