[Samba] Re: Help: File is present (via Samba) but cannot be opened?

Daniel Barrett dbarrett at blazemonger.com
Tue Oct 5 17:47:53 GMT 2004

On October 5, 2004, Daniel Barrett wrote:
>>When I mount a Windows XP partition (NTFS) on my SuSE 9.1 machine via
>Samba 3.0.4, I find some files can be listed (via "ls") but mysteriously
>>cannot be opened...

Russell Packer responded:
>I'm battling with the same problem at the moment as well. I'm hoping
>(fingers crossed!) that using "cifs" as the filesystem type will resolve
>the issue.

Thanks for the suggestion. cifs works! Thank you!!

cifs also reveals that the filename in question contains non-ASCII
characters, which must have triggered the problem.
Under smbfs: PsyScience.cove.otes.031203.doc
Under cifs:  PsyScience.coveâ¦otes.031203.doc

Dan Barrett
dbarrett at blazemonger.com

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