[Samba] Problems with norwegian letters when browsing samba share.

Ørjan Pettersen orjanp at stud.cs.uit.no
Sun May 1 10:18:02 GMT 2005


I have three machines, from witch I browse a samba share.

The problem is that if I create a cataloge with a norwegian letter(Æ, Ø, 
Å) in it, the only machine that can show this correct it sthe machine 
that created the cataloge. The other machines don't show this correct. 
The letters get swapped out with either underscore or some other funny 
looking letters, depending on witch machine created the cataloge.

The three machines is,
the samba server itself, running ArchLinux
a workstation, running ArchLinux
and another workstation, running Windows XP

The software is up to date.

Does someone have an idea what the problem might be, and how to fix it?


Here is my smb.conf

[orjanp at ArchLinux ~]$ cat /etc/samba/smb.conf

# Global parameters
       workgroup = HJEMMENETT
       server string = Samba
       username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
       log file = /var/log/samba.%m
       max log size = 50
       dns proxy = No
       printer admin = root
       load printers = yes
       use client driver = Yes

       comment = Home Directories
       read only = No
       browseable = No

       path = /mnt/media
       browseable = yes
       write list = orjanp

       path = /mnt/progs
       browseable = yes
       write list = orjanp

       path = /mnt/bacup
       read list = orjanp
       write list = orjanp
       browseable = No

       comment = Samba shared printer
       path = /var/spool/samba
       read only = No
       guest ok = Yes
       printable = Yes
       printer name = HP750
       use client driver = yes
       oplocks = No
       share modes = No

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