[Samba] Wrong charset on NTFS volumes (ext4 works fine)

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Nov 18 10:25:54 MST 2014

On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 12:19:31PM +0100, Daniel Carrasco Marín wrote:
> Hi, first of all i'm sorry for my english.
> I've a little problem with samba 3.6.6 and NTFS volume. I've mounted
> an USB drive in NTFS format on my server, and all works fine
> (characters are OK, i can create folders with accents or ñ like
> "camión", "muñeca"...), but when i try to share that drive through
> samba, all special characters look wrong and i can't create any
> folder with that characters...
> I've a lot of shared folders in ext4 and all works fine, so i think
> that the problem is NTFS system.
> I've tried some options like "dos charset", "unix charset" and
> "display charset", mounting that drive with "ntfs-3g -o
> iocharset=utf8", CP850... but nothing works.
> Someone knows how to fix this?

Doesn't seem like a Samba specific problem.

What locale is set on your shell when
you do an 'ls' and see correct names ?

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