[Samba] smbmount and UTF-8 characters
russell.packer at arnoldinteractive.com
Mon Oct 4 15:57:48 GMT 2004
Sorry to be a pain, but I've hunted high and low and can't seem to find
I have a Slackware 10 system and a Microsoft Windows 2000 system.
On the Windows 2000 system are lots of files with extended characters -
like (tm), (r) and characters with umlauts.
I used the "locale" command and set LC_ALL=en_US.UTF8.
I am running KDE and in the Konqueror browser I can use smb:// to
connect to a share on the Windows system. All extended characters
display as expected.
If I use the "smbmount" command to mount these shares, and then use
Konqueror to browse to "/mnt/projects" I can not longer see the extended
An example of one of the many variants of smbmount I have used:
smbmount //systemx/projects /mnt/projects/ -o
The filesystem for /mnt/projects is reiserfs, which I understand
supports utf8 just fine, though I have not used any explicit mount
Can anybody guide me towards the magic that will make this work? If it
makes any difference, I am trying to mount many shares for the purpose
of using "s-tar" to archive old files.
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