[CentOS] Accents in filenames on vfat filesystem

Tru Huynh tru at centos.org
Sat Sep 3 15:56:14 UTC 2005

On Sat, Sep 03, 2005 at 04:10:19PM +0200, dan1 wrote:
> Hello.
> I am trying to create a text file that contains an accent like '�' in it's 
> filename on a vfat filesystem. This generates an error like the following:
> "test�.txt" E212: Can't open file for writing
> Then I mounted my FAT32 partition like this:
> mount -t vfat -o iocharset=iso8859-1,codepage=850  /dev/hdb1 /samba_backups
mount -t vfat -o utf8  /dev/hdb1 /samba_backups

Tru Huynh (CentOS-3 i386/x86_64 Package Maintenance)
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