Subject: Re: SJIS support for samba?
To: None <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/20/2003 21:38:32
On Tue, Mar 18, 2003 at 11:38:53PM +0900, Takahiro Kambe wrote:
> In message <>
> 	on Tue, 18 Mar 2003 11:39:35 +0100,
> 	Bernd Ernesti <> wrote:
> > I have some filenames which contains SJIS kanas, at least I think its
> > a SJIS encoding.
> Is that SJIS filename on NetBSD?


> > Now I tried to share that with my Windows XP machine, but that doesn't
> > work correctly. It displays something, but thats not the correct mapping.
> Dose your Windows XP is localized Japanese version?

No, it is a XP Proffesional version with all fonts installed, including the IME.

I can type hiragana + kanji without a problem.

> > First I was using samba 2.2.8, but then i 'downgraded' to use ja-samba
> >, that should be also updated to the latest available
> ja-samba solves some vendor specific encoding problem.  Anyway,
> > I also tried to add some option in smb.conf:
> > 
> >   coding system = sjis
> This specifies the charcter encoding on the server and it is
> independent from client side.  So changing this parameter dosen't
> affect on client side.

I see.

> >   client code page = 932
> Since samba 2.X act Windows 9X server as for charcter encoding of file
> name (using Shift_JIS), your client also need to use the same code
> page here.

Hmm, how do i change that?

The 932 code page is installed.