[Samba] upgrade samba-2.2.8 to samba-3.0.2a (umlauts)

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Mar 6 00:11:00 GMT 2004

On Sat, 2004-03-06 at 01:39, Götz Reinicke wrote:
> Hi,
> we run a samba 2.2.8 server and like to migrate to a faster, new server 
> running samba 3.0.2a.
> I thought to copy all files from the old to the new one mounting the new 
> shares by nfs. For a test I copied some files using scp.
> A problem concernes the german umlauts:
> on the old server they aren't displayed if I "ls" the files while 
> browsing the share works fine. If I copy the files to the new share, the 
> files are visible in a terminal by e.g. ls, but not visible on the share 
> mounted by my client :-(
> I'm using the default settings for character coding or the charset options.
> Any ideas how to solve my problem? Is ther a (easy) workaround?

You should configure your system locale for UTF8, and then run a program
such as convmv to convert all your filenames from your current codepage
into UTF8.

or set your 'unix charset', but it really is best simply to use UTF8.

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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