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

Daniel Carrasco Marín d.carrasco at ttu.es
Tue Nov 18 10:39:55 MST 2014

El 18/11/14 a las 18:25, Jeremy Allison escribió:
> 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 ?

The ls command looks fine, all characters are OK when i list files or 
folders, even i can create files/folders with that characters without 
problem. The problem is when i share that files/folders through samba.
In locale i've all in "es_ES.UTF-8".


Daniel Carrasco Marín
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