22846Re: Illegal characters when copying files
- Jan 4, 2009--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "rincewindcook" <pawcook@...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, Bob Cox <bobcox1955@> wrote:
> > In article <gjninc+2q49@>,
> > rincewindcook <pawcook@> wrote:
> > > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "rincewindcook" <pawcook@>
> > >>native and
> > >> When i'm backing up my music collection to my slug, I am getting a
> > >> problem with some of the file names getting corrupted. This mainly
> > >> involve's the character ' and some non english characters. So for
> > >> instance the mp3 file
> > >> "08 - (IÂ´d Be A) Legend In My Time.mp3"
> > >> becomes
> > >> "08 - (I_d Be A) Legend In My Time.mp3"
> > >> I can rename this file on the slug no problem, so the problem
> seems to
> > >> be in the transferring of the file. This happens on both a
> > >> non native ext3 drive.selected
> > >> I can work around this if i have to, but it would be really nice to
> > >> solve or find a fix for it.
> > >> Thanks in advance for any help/suggestion's anyone can offer.
> > >>
> > >
> > > I now think this may be a problem with samba, but being a slug/linux
> > > n00b i'm not sure what to do next.
> > > I am running V2.3R63-uNSLUng-6.10-beta, Unslung to disk2, /dev/sda1
> > > this includes the default version of samba 3.0.11 and I have
> > > Language support USA(437).http://counter.li.org/
> > > Is this possibly a matter of either upgrading samba or modifying
> > > If anyone can give me any clues it would be much appreciated.
> > I know nothing about unslung, but your problem looks like a locales
> > issue. You should be able to copy files with names including these
> > characters to and from a Samba share. I suggest you google for
> > something like 'filenames locales utf-8' and see if you can find any
> > clues there.
> That's what i did Bob and came to the conclusion that the problem is
> indeed with samba or the config, I just don't know how to fix it, yet.
> I see you are running Debian, and I assume you have no such problems
> with your setup, I am thinking it will be beneficial for me in the
> long run to just bite the bullet and switch to Debian, bit worried to
> do that though as I have very limited linux knowledge although the
> support and info on the web is amazing. I notice you are over in Stoke
> Gifford, sometimes it's a small world, I live in Chipping Sodbury.
> > --
> > Bob Cox. Stoke Gifford, near Bristol, UK.
> > Debian on the NSLU2: http://bobcox.com/slug/
> > Registered user #445000 with the Linux Counter -
> >I'm using Unslung(V2.3R63-uNSLUng-6.8-beta) with Samba(3.0.11) to
backup my mp3-files with all those special characters (äöü' etc.)
without any problem.
My setting in the Web-Configuration (Administration -> System ->
Language Support) is 'Western Europe/Latin 1(850)'.
In /etc/samba/smb.conf I have (generated by Unslung) the lines
unix charset = CP850
dos charset = CP850
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