[Samba] Case Sensitive Problem in SMBFS mount

Ken Jackson j980 at comcast.net
Fri Jan 21 20:26:36 GMT 2005

In Reply To: 

It might not be Samba at all.  Look in your ~/.bash_profile,
~/.bashrc, and /etc/bashrc files for this line:

shopt -s cdspell

It causes the bash shell to "correct" minor misspellings, like a
lower case 't'.

-Ken Jackson

 > I am using Redhat Linux 9.0 on one machine and Windows XP on
 > another machine. There is a folder named "Test" on WinXP which is
 > mounted on my linux machine using
 > mount -t smbfs //servername/Test /mount-point.
 > Everything is working fine and I am able to get into this
 > folder.  My problem is when I am trying to access Test in linux
 > using " cd test", I am able to access it but from Linux point of
 > view this should not be permitted, as linux is case sensitive, I
 > should access this folder as " cd Test" and not "cd test".
 > Please tell me how to make this mount case sensitive.
 > Thanks & Regards,
 > Saurabh Pendharker

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